The Complete Writings

Pictures and description courtesy of Dick Blacher

The Complete Writings

by Elbert Hubbard, Printed from 1908 - 1915

Lorenz Schwartz Bindings 20 Volume Set #8 of 15

LORENZ SCHWARTZ --- This Danish binder worked at the bindery from about 1907 to 1915 and again, from 1928 to 1947. Schwartz learned his craft in Germany. He came to the United States in 1904 and worked for Otto Zahn in Memphis before joining the Roycroft. His books are signed with one of several variations of his monogram. His finest productions are Masterpieces comparable in quality to Louis Herman Kinder's work.

Note: The front cover of volume 1 (of 20 volumes) has a centered frame in gold tooling with colored inlays and a portrait of Elbert Hubbard. Each volume contains a page with a hand-illumined design by Dard Hunter stating that the set was specially prepared for Mrs. William Fox. Her husband was the founder of the 20th Century Fox Film Studio. For a fuller description and photos see; Message #865 at the Yahoo Roycroft E-Group.

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