The Essay on Friendship

HereThen is That Helpful As Well As Ennobling Discourse Entitled The Essay on Friendship

1903
Ornaments designed by Samuel Warner (American, late 19th–early 20th century), Author Henry David Thoreau (American, 1817–1862), Publisher Roycroft (active 1895–1938)


Place of Publication: East Aurora, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 20.5 x 1.5 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.760

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with hand-colored marginal ornaments

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(East Aurora [NY]: The Roycrofters, 1903) 29.8 cm; [2 ff.] 36 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s half brown suede, gilt-stamped gray paper boards (cream-colored phase box).


East Aurora [NY]: The Roycrofters, 1903

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley [MA]; 2000, Bequest of Lloyd and Vivian Hawes to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2000)

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection