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Author Name:    OUIDA HUBBARD, Elbert RAME, Maria Louise

Title:   Dog of Flanders : Being a Story of Friendship Closer than Brotherhood

Publisher:    Roycrofters, East Aurora, N.Y., 1906, 

Seller ID:   112941

OUIDA. A Dog of Flanders : Being a Story of Friendship Closer than Brotherhood. (East Aurora, N,.Y. : The Roycrodters, 1906). Pp (8),1-90,(8). 8vo, grey limp sueded leather, yapped edges, gilt lettering to leather panel to front cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Ouida (1839 - 1908) was the pseudonym of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé (although she preferred tobe known as Marie Louise de la Ramée). Roycroft was a reformist community of craft workers and artists which formed part of the Arts and Crafts movement in the United States. Elbert Hubbard founded the community in 1895, in the village of East Aurora, Erie County, New York, near Buffalo. Participants were known as Roycrofters. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century. Elbert Hubbard had been influenced by the ideas of William Morris on a visit to England. He was unable to find a publisher for his book Little Journeys, so inspired by Morris's Kelmscott Press, decided to set up his own private pressto print the book himself, founding Roycroft Press. Rubbed, else very good . 25.00


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