Bruce Rogers. A Life In Letters.

BLUMENTHAL, JOSEPH.

£20.00

Publisher

W. Thomas Taylor.

Place

Austin

Date

1989

Item Description

4to. 7.5 x 10.5 inches. xvii + [3] + 215 + [2] pp. In red pictorial card wrapper. Slight wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 57 plates in red and black, two folding (plates 40-48 are repeated). Decorated by title page and chapter heading vignettes in red,. Well illustrated account of the life and work of the US typographer and book designer, Bruce Rogers (1870-1957). In his career he worked at the Riverside Press, Massachusetts, the Pall Mall Press, London for Cambridge University Press and the Limited Editions Book Club of New York. Among his achievements were the Oxford Lectern Bible, The Odyssey of Homer and The Plays of William Shakespeare for the Oxford University Press and the cutting of the Monotype Centaur type.

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