Johann Holtz’s ‘Faust’, Published by Paul Bender (1929)

{Ed. Note:  The pictures and article are from Books and Vines contributor dlphcoracl.} Johann Holtz’s early 1920’s hand-done illuminated manuscript of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust is one of the finest calligraphic works produced in the Germany language in the 20th century and arguably one of the most beautiful books ever published.  Holtz (1875-1944) was a gifted calligrapher and the original book is — in its entirety … Continue reading Johann Holtz’s ‘Faust’, Published by Paul Bender (1929)