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Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915
Essay on silence / Fra Elbertus
[East Aurora, N.Y. : Roycrofters, after 1905]
Location Call Number Status
 Henry Ford Estate  Contact Mark Heppner    ON SITE USE ONLY
Subject(s) Silence -- Humor
Physical Description 1 v. (unpaged) ; 15 cm
Note Cover title
Roycroft watermark on paper
"One of Elbert Hubbard's best put-ons. The book is blank pages and was sold for thirty cents in stamps. Usually bound in suede, it was made up of paper trimmings and was a constant offering of the press after 1905."--Cf. McKenna
All copies are slightly different, with different numbers of pages and slight differences in size. Known copies are bound in red, brown or green suede, brown calf, or variegated stamped leather. Some copies have dust jackets
ACCESS: Must be used on site, prior notice required ; contact Mark Heppner
HFE copy brown suede
FMCA accession no.13
Series Henry Ford Estate collection
Alternate Author Roycroft Shop, publisher

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