The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse. Emilie Marthecia Whitten, illuminator.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.
The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.

The Perfect Woman: Being the Thirty-first Chapter of Proverbs Beginning With the Eleventh Verse.

Boston: Printed for the The Craftsman’s Guild by Earle H. Heintzemann at the Henintzemann Press, 1900. 12mo (7” x 4.5”), original gilt vellum. [15], [blank], [1] pp. on double leaves, hand-colored initial letters, partly printed, partly in ms., additional hand-decoration.

One of fifty copies on Japan, signed by the decorator and the illuminator. A lovely copy of this delightful Boston Arts & Crafts press book. The colophon reads in full: “This book was hand lettered and decorated by Cora June Cady and illuminated by Emilie Marthecia Whitten for THE CRAFTSMAN’S GUILD. There are editions of 310 copies on hand-made paper and 50 copies on Japan paper. This is copy number four. Cora June Cady.”

CONDITION: Very good, bit of toning along front edge of spine, a few minor stains on lower cover; vellum cupping, as typical.

Offered in partnership with Charles Robinson Rare Books.

Item #6131

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