The first major book for collectors on the works of the American Arts & Crafts era Roycroft Shops is still the only single reference to these treasures. Author Charles F. Hamilton, noted Roycroft authority, gives a fascinating overview of the history of the Shops from 1895 through 1938, plus new information on the Roycroft Renaissance. This new 2001 Edition (4th edition) includes a survey of live auction results for art metal, furniture, and wood products, leather goods, lighting, and other colelctibles, plus a survey of antiquarian bookseller prices for Roycroft books published between 1895 and 1915. Hardcover, fully indexed, with 150 photographs including 10 full color plates.
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Charles F. Hamilton is also the author of As Bees in Honey Drown, a major biography of Roycroft founder Elbert Hubbard, Little Journeys to the Homes of Roycrofters, and Alice Hubbard: A Feminist Recalled. A noted authority on the writings and life of Elbert Hubbard as well as Hubbard’s American Arts & Crafts era Roycroft Press and Roycroft Shops, Hamilton’s books and numerous newspaper and magazine articles and essays written during forty years of continuing study and research are widely referenced in scores of other works. An early member of the commission created to oversee the Elbert Hubbard-Roycroft Museum at East Aurora, NY, he is a founding and life member of the Roycrofters-At-Large-Association and has contributed to notable exhibitions such as Princeton University’s The Arts and Crafts Movement in America and The University of Rochester’s nationally-toured exhibition, Head, Heart & Hand: Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters.Review:
Roycroft Collectibles provides an overview of the Roycroft Shops and their collectibles. Includes many photographs, including eight pages in full-color. -- Publisher Comments
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Book Description Sps Pub, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111881099253
Book Description Sps Pub, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1881099253