[Lorenz Schwartz Collection] The Bunch of Violets



The Bunch of Violets by W.G. Bowdoin.

Brooklyn: Privately printed, 1907. Signed by the author to the dedication page. Limited edition of 102 copies, of which this is number 33. Bound by Lorenz Schwartz at The Zahn Bindery (Memphis, TN), with Schwartz's monogram included at rear turn-in. Illustrated with photogravure frontispiece by Agnes Vinton Luther. Full chocolate levant morocco decorated with botanical patterns in gilt, and inlaid green leaves and purple flowers in an art nouveau style to boards and spine, original grey paper wrappers bound in. Purple moiré silk endpapers, turn-ins decorated with inlaid flowers in purple and pink.