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MAGNIFICENTLY PRINTED AND BOUND BY THE ROYCROFT PRESS

HUBBARD, Elbert. Complete Writings. East Aurora, New York, 1908-15. Twenty volumes. Author’s edition of the collected Little Journeys, number 894 of 1000 sets, finely printed and bound by Hubbard’s prestigious Roycroft Press, each volume signed by Hubbard. With two pages of Hubbard’s original manuscript for one of the “journeys” bound into Volume I. $5200.

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“WE ARE ALL EXPLORERS IN AN UNDISCOVERED WORLD”

COOK, Frederick. My Attainment of the Pole. New York, 1911.

First edition of Cook’s version of the North Pole controversy, inscribed and signed by Cook to Elbert Hubbard, founder of the successful and influential Roycroft Press: “To Elbert Hubbard, We are all explorers in an undiscovered world. May the lessons of this quest form a line in your book of destiny. Frederick A. Cook, Cleveland, O, Dec. 2, 1913.” With an autograph letter signed from Cook to Hubbard from the following year, thanking Hubbard for his helpfulness, “with Cheers from the sunny south,” tipped to the front pastedown. $4200.

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“HE MAKES LOVERS OF BOOKS OUT OF PEOPLE WHO NEVER KNEW BOOKS BEFORE”

HUBBARD, Elbert. Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Orators. East Aurora, New York, 1903. Two volumes.

First editions of these brief biographies of a dozen significant orators as diverse as Mark Antony, Martin Luther, Edmund Burke and William Pitt, finely printed by the celebrated Roycroft Press and illustrated with 12 portraits. $600.

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