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The essay on Walt Whitman / by Robert Louis Stevenson ; with A little journey to the home of Whitman by Elbert Hubbard.

Author/Creator:
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
Publication:
[East Aurora, N.Y.] : The Roycroft Shop, 1900.
Format/Description:
Book
91, [1] p. : front. (port.) ; 24 cm.
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Other Title:
Little journey to the home of Whitman
Subjects:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) East Aurora.
Notes:
The text body is set in Caslon and was printed on Boxmoor paper. The book is bound in suede and has a wallet edge. Initials are hand illumined and the title page was designed by Louis Rhead. This book was printed in an edition of 50. There also was an unlimited edition bound in suede and without illumination printed in 1900.----cf. Roycroft Books [online resource]
Local notes:
Vilain-Wieck Collection copies are from the Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Roycroft Press imprints presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy 1 is number 27 of 50 on Boxmoor paper, bound in full suede with wallet edge, and specially illumined. Signed by Hubbard, illumined by Clara Schlegel.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copies 2-3 are bound in full suede with illumined initials only. Copy 3 has uncut leaves.
Penn Provenance:
Vilain, Jean-François, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection) (copy 1)
Schlegel, Clara (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection) (copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
1900
Cited in:
McKenna, P. Roycroft, 65
Ogle, David. On a high shelf, OB-052-00
Contributor:
Roycroft Shop.
Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
Walt Whitman Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. Little journey to the home of Whitman.
OCLC:
761437