Some Fruits of Solitude In Reflections and Maxims, Relating To the Conduct of Human Life.

[London]: Published at the essex House Press for Edward Arnold, 1901. First edition thus. 6: x 4.25". 257pp. Bound in full vellum with black spine lettering. Near fine condition. One of only 250 copies printed. With a woodcut title - vignette woodcut by Thomas Sturge Moore, a red woodcut of a flower at the colophon, and beautiful woodcut initials throughout. A magnificent book, printed in red and black. The noted early American Quaker's 1682 collection of epigrams and saying. Like Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack the work collected the wisdom of pre-Revolutionary America. Item #28764

Price: $450.00