Roycroft Press

Roycroft Press:

see Hubbard, ElbertHubbard, Elbert,
1856–1915, American author and publisher, b. Bloomington, Ill. He founded (1895) an artist colony in East Aurora, N.Y., and established there the Roycroft Press, emulating William Morris's idealistic experiment in fine books and hand craftsmanship.
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And as the book proceeds, we move away from Kellogg in chapters that provide the context in which Aries arose, and the people or institutions that Kellogg tapped: These include looks at the Roycroft press, Goudy and founding of Aries type, and a printer named Emil Georg Sahlin.
He said he had been into collecting old books, particularly those produced by the Roycroft Press, before he decided to become a librarian.
A freelance newspaperman and businessman, Hubbard retired in 1892 and founded the Roycroft Press in 1895 at East Aurora, N.Y., based on the model of William Morris' communal Kelmscott Press.
This year he established the Roycroft Press at East Aurora, N.Y., and attempted with little success to imitate Morris's Kelmscott Press.
On Hubbard's return he founded the Roycroft Press at East Aurora, New York, and issued innumerable arty productions--books in imitation leather, booklets, and magazines.