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Sale: Little Journeys Denslow Cover Design October 1907 Oliver Cromwell Roycroft/Roycrofters

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Oz illustrator W W Denslow also designed for the Roycrofters, and while most of his work for them was done in the late 1800s, he also spent a period with them in 1906-1907. This Little Journey to the Homes of Reformers pamphlet with a new cover design (including his seahorse monogram) was one of the results. This October 1907 is Elbert Hubbard’s story of Oliver Cromwell, with a decorated Cromwell quote on the rear cover. Also with many interesting period advertisements, including Roycroftie modeled leather and a Swastika (good fortune) magazine!

In overall good condition with string binding slightly loose and edge wear to pages which are printed on fragile, acidic paper. With, a damaged copy of the Philistine from July 1913, with Denslow’s Seahorse design holding up the volume number on the cover.

Photos and description by Wonderful Books of Oz, copyright protected through the DMCA act of 1998.