Catalogs From The Roycroft Shop In East Aurora, N Y, 1899-1902

By: Elbert Hubbard

Price: $187.06

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


three antique book catalogs from The Roycroft Shop in East Aurora, NY, as shown in the corresponding images. Roycroft was a reformist community of craft workers and artists, which formed part of the Arts and Crafts movement in the United States. Elbert Hubbard founded the community in 1895, in the village of East Aurora, New York, near Buffalo. Participants were known as Roycrofters. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century. Some Books for Sale at Our Shop. A List of Books Made During the Year 1899 by the Roycrofters at the Roycroft Shop, Which is in East Aurora, New York, with Other Matter More or Less Interesting Relating to an Industrial Experiment; illustrated paper wrapper; illustrated, with hand-illumined portions; a bookplate from Elbert Hubbard is affixed to a front endpaper; uncut pages, some soiling to the wrapper. This is a very scarce copy of the 1899 catalog, likely the the first year a catalog was issued. The Roycroft Books: A Catalog and Some Comment Concerning the Shop and Workers at East Aurora, N. Y. , A. D. 1900; illustrated paper wrapper. The Roycroft Books: A Catalog and some Remarks Without Prejudice Concerning the Publications Issued from the Shop This Year. Herein is Included an Appreciation of East Aurora and Its Folks, the Same Casting Some Light on the Origin, Workings and Possible Final Destiny of the Roycroft Idea, East Aurora, N. Y. , Anno Domini 1902; illustrated paper wrapper; illustrated, mounted illustrations from photographs; Roycrofter bookmark laid in. Tipped in photos. Complete and attractive. Minor wear to edges but no chips, tears or fraying. Contents fine.

Title: Catalogs From The Roycroft Shop In East Aurora, N Y, 1899-1902

Author Name: Elbert Hubbard

Categories: Books On Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycroft Shop: 1899-1902

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 38921