[Lorenz Schwartz Collection] Hollyhocks and Goldenglow

Hollyhocks and Goldenglow

by Elbert Hubbard, The Roycrofters, 1912. 8vo. One of very few known copies printed in four colors. Signed with the Roycroft “R” on the front lower turn-in and Schwartz’s “LS” monogram on the back lower turn-in (left side, near spine). Full dark green morocco with stylized patterns of hand-tooled hollyhocks and goldenflow extending from spine to front and back cover. Spine with four raised bands and title in second compartment; stylized flowers in middle compartment; author’s name in fourth compartment. T.e.g. Wide turn-­ins with gilt ruling and design recalling the first and fifth compartments on spine. Light blue & tan marbled endpapers. Morocco-edged light green slipcase lined with felt.