Montgomery Ward and Company - Early 1900's

Chicago. Montgomery Ward and Company was one of numerous nineteenth and early twentieth century department stores that published books with its own imprint. Usually the department stores printed large publisher's series of reprints.

Montgomery Ward published the ten Rollo Travels book in its La Belle Library in 1901. Two different formats have been seen for this series. One of these formats is shown below. The book is 6.5 x 4.25. It is presumed that it originally came with a dust jacket but none has been seen up to this time.