Courtesy of the Richard Blacher Collection
Pictures and commentary courtesy of Dick Blacher.
Modeled Leather binding by Frederick Kranz #24 of 100
This book measures 4 7/8" x 7 1/8" and
has 91 pages, 40 (Clarence Darrow essay) pages + 51 (Rubaiyat) pages. The text is printed in
Scotch Roman on Japan Vellum and bound in modeled leather.
Only a small number of the modeled leather
bindings were signed by Kranz. The regular edition was bound in suede
with the text printed in Scotch Roman in two
colors on Boxmoor paper. Additionally of the edition of 100 shown above some
were bound , bound in 3/4 leather.
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