East Aurora, NY:: Roycroft Press, 1912., 1912. Tall 8vo. 328,  pp. Full-page double spread title-page with elaborate border designs in orange and black, initial designs throughout in orange. Original full brown crushed morocco with bold gilt-stamped lettering and designs on front cover and spine, dentelles with single rule by Roycroft binders, probably Frederick Kranz, top edges gilt, others uncut; rebacked with kozo, with original spine fragment mounted (lacking top 1½ inches). Small Occidental rubberstamp on rear endleaf. A very good working copy of an otherwise expensive book. Printed on Strathmore paper, binder's initials "FK" on cover. "The decorations in this edition differ from the 1911 edition and although unsigned, are believed to be by Dard Hunter" – roycroftbooks.org. "In 1911, Alice edited An American Bible, a compilation of writings by influential Americans whose philosophies were compatible with the Roycroft's. Never missing an opportunity to advance her husband's standing, she included Elbert Hubbard . . . in this august group, along with Jefferson and Lincoln." – Head, Heart, and Hand: Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters, edited by Marie Via, Marjorie B. Searl. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 1996. p. 53.
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