This is a collection of biographical pieces written by Elbert Hubbard, and published monthly starting in 1894. The pieces were collected and republished in a 14-volume Memorial Edition in 1916, shortly after his death. The first volume includes a memoir of the author, and the last volume includes an index to the entire set. 14 Volume set – PLUS: Guide Book and Biography of Hubbard (making this a set of 16 books).
V. 1. Good Men and Great;
V. 2. Famous Women;
V. 3. American Statesmen;
V. 4. Eminent Painters;
V. 5. English Authors;
V. 6. Eminent Artists;
V. 7. Eminent Orators;
V. 8. Great Philosophers;
V. 9. Great Reformers;
V. 10. Great Teachers;
V. 11. Great Businessmen;
V. 12. Great Scientists;
V. 13. Great Lovers;
V. 14. Great Musicians.
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 press to print the book himself, founding Roycroft Press. 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, New York.
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Title: The Pilgrim’s Progress, with illustrations in color
Author: John Bunyan
Publisher: Gilbert H. McKibbin, New York
Publication Date: No date – Circa 1900
Book Condition: Good, some wear to covers
192 pages. Cloth embossed binding with 28 color illustrated plates.
The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come is a 1678 Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. It is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious, theological fiction in English literature. It has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print..
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