Before Life Began 1883-1923. Dard Hunter.

Before Life Began 1883-1923

Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1941. Hunter, Dard. First edition. Hardcover. 116 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 169 of 219 signed by Bruce Rogers, printed at the press of A. Colish, New York on paper made in the author's mill at Lime Rock Connecticut. The water-mark portrait shows him half-way before life began. The cover paper made by Veronica Ruzicka. In this biography, Hunter, six foot tall at the age of 14 enlisted, and accepted into the cavalry during the Spanish American War only to have his father drag him back home. Also, a good deal of material on his days spent working at the Roycrofters with Elbert Hubbard. Bright, sharp copy, bookplate. Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper. Item #21313

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