East Aurora: The Roycrofters, 1899. The initials are drawn and coloured by hand by Minnie Marcie.
First edition. No. 542 of 960 copies, signed by Elbert Hubbard. Inscribed by James Whitcomb Riley and dated "Indianapolis Feb. 21, 1900." Also with four lines of poetry in Riley's hand "And you are one, as dawn and sun - / As noon and shine - as dusk and deew- / As bloom and fragrance; - therefore one / My praise and prayers of you.".
Large quarto, original three-quarter brown suede over brown ribbed boards, lettered in gilt, spine with three brown gilt lettered morocco labels, upper edges gilt, others uncut and untrimmed, pale gray endpapers. Covers with some rubbing and wear, front free endpaper with a couple of tears.