Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book

Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book

Boston, Mass. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1896. Hardcover. [15] folded leaves: illustrations; 21 cm. Full leather with blind-stamped spine title; front cover has embossed title and illustration of a monk against an ornate background. Green ties. Top page edges red. Decorations by W.S. Hadaway in the Arts and Craft style. Designed by Bruce Rogers in his first year at the Riverside Press. BAL 376. First edition thus. Printed in red and black. The first and last pages of text are printed within ornate borders containing Medieval-style figures. The remaining text is printed within simpler borders. In Very Good- Condition: cover is lightly soiled; edges rubbed, with slight loss of leather at head of spine; lacking 1x0.5-cm. leather at tail of spine; some of the folded leaves have been opened; ribbons are intact; pages are clean and bright. Very Good -. Item #000744

Price: $85.00

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