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Rogers, Bruce} Oxford Lectern Bible

Rogers, Bruce

Published by Oxford University Press, London (1935)

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Item Description: Oxford University Press, London, 1935. First Edition. The scarce Limited Edition of Only 200 Copies (180 For Sale) on English hand-made rag paper. Superbly and contemporaneously bound in exquisite full polished calf with details by C. Frank Fox, Los Angeles. 1238 pages. Page size: 13 x 18 1/4 inches. An Trade Edition of 1000 copies was also issued on regular paper with leaf size considerably smaller. A special version of Rogers' Cenatur type was used (22 points set on 19 point body to save space). The Lectern Bible has been likened on the same par as the Kelmscott Chaucer and Doves Bible in the hierarchy o modern fine press triumphs. Without a doubt, Rogers' Magnum Opus and crowning achievment, the book was years in planning and production and considered by many to be the greatest printing accomplishment in the 20th Century. In records dating back to 1967 there has been only one edition of the special 200 Copy edition in one volume, undoubtedly because these were put to use in churches and have since either worn out or lost for other reasons. We have found no records of the sale of this edition in the trade in last 50 years. This is an extremely fine copy, pristine in fact with a magnificent full polished calf binding with beveled edges, blindstamped flourishes on covers, five slightly raised bands on spine with gilt lettering, dating and fourishes in the compartments. Together wih the scarce original folio size "A Prospectus . Lectern BIble, original gray wrappers, 4pp; a 4-page note "the Folio Bible," by Rogers explaining details of the book; "Just Published, The New Oxford Lectern Bible," folio, 4pp. Without a doubt, one of the most significant and durable achievements in bookmaking in the modern history of American printing and book design. Bookseller Inventory # 2090

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A MOUNTAIN WOMAN

FICTION: WOMEN: SHORT STORIES]. PEATTIE, Elia W. [DAVENPORT, Homer]. [ROGERS, Bruce].

Published by Way & Williams,, Chicago: (1896)

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Item Description: Way & Williams,, Chicago:, 1896. First edition. [FICTION: WOMEN: SHORT STORIES]. PEATTIE, Elia W. A MOUNTAIN WOMAN [Short Stories] by Elia W. Peattie. Twelvemo, blue cloth decorated in gilt (with front and rear covers designed by Bruce Rogers) [Haas. Bruce Rogers 9], pp. [x], 251, top edge gilt. Illustrated throughout by noted political cartoonist, Homer Davenport, with twelve original pencil drawings (most of which are finely executed full-page drawings, occupying blank leaves), and inscribed by him in 1904. The second drawing (on verso of half-title page) is a caricature of an African-American woman, in full length, in profile (the drawing measures circa 6 by 4 inches, and occupies the bulk of the blank leaf opposite the title page). This drawing is inscribed by Homer Davenport, adjacent the drawing: "Yours very truly/ Homer Davenport/ Feb 28th, 1904." Caption in pencil holograph: "from the Mountain of Tenn. The changing of a dull day to sunshine." Another drawing is a full-page self-portrait (from the chest up, in profile), signed in full beneath: "Homer Davenport." The subjects of the other drawings, most of which are full-page, include caricatures of African-American and Asian figures, a portrait of an unnamed woman (similar in style to his self-portrait), a caricature of two hillbilly figures, a drawing of a horse (from the neck up, in profile, with ornate bridal), inscribed beneath: "Sultan, a present from his [word?] majesty. [words?]" [Davenport was a pioneer in the breeding of Arabian horses, and was responsible for bringing some of the earliest desert bred Arabian horses to America]. Also inscribed on the dedication leaf, in pencil (presumably in the hand of Elia W. Peattie?): "To my Best Friend, May 31, 1902" [the book's printed dedication states: "To My Best Friend, and kindest Critic, My Husband"]. Illustrated with twelve original finely executed pencil drawings by noted political cartoonist, Homer Davenport, two of which are inscribed and signed by him. Homer Davenport (1867-1912) was an influential editorial cartoonist/political caricaturist. He was best known for his satirical drawings and support of Progressive Era politics. His work appeared in the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Evening Journal. His caricatures of political figures he considered corrupt, such as U.S. Senator Mark Hanna, lead to an unsuccessful attempt to pass anti-cartoon legislation in the New York State Senate. Early ink signature of Olive B. Sarre on front flyleaf, and with her later ink inscription beneath: "These drawings were done by Homer Davenport on a train between New York & Buffalo, in 1904. O.B.S. April, 1953" [Olive Saare and Frank Seaman founded the Yama Farms Inn, an exclusive Catskills Resort, in Napanoch, N.Y., known to have been frequented by some of the most important and influential figures of the 20th century, including John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John Burroughs et al.].Cloth is rubbed on spine, with tiny tear at crown, faint soil mark on front cover, title page has early, neat glue mend at inner hinge (where over-opened), with two early cello-tape mends on verso of dedication leaf (affixed to foreword leaf), else a very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 67386

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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments.

Rogers, Bruce (Designer and Typographer)

Published by Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company One of 975 copies. (1949)

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Item Description: Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company One of 975 copies., 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Folio; 13 1/2 inches x 19 in. x 3 3/4 in. (thick). Half-title, design title page, Dedication, To the Reader. xxii, list of contents. Pp. 1-941. With New Testament title page, colophon page. Printed by A. Colish from designs by Bruce Rogers for the World Publishing Company Cleveland and New York MCMXLIX [1949]. One of 975 copies. Original red cloth with titling gilt on the spine: Holy Bible World. With a large gilt design of an eagle standing on a globe, surrounded by four Old Testament designs on the front cover, and designs related to the four Evangelists on the back cover. The Weight: 24 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2322054085

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The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library. English Literature 1475-1700. [Compiled by Emma Va. Unger (librarian to Pforzheimer) and William A. Jackson].

Rogers, Bruce printer. The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library.

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Item Description: New York: privately printed (by Bruce Rogers after the design of Frederic Warde), 1940. 3 vols., large 4to, xli, 378, (1 colophon); v, 379-791, (1 colophon); v, 793Ð1305, (1 colophon) pp. printed in 2 colors. With a frontispiece to each vol., 2 plates illustrating the Gutenberg Bible, and 60 plates. Original buckram stamped in gilt with PforzheimerÕs monogram on both covers, gilt tops, red morocco labels, some soiling to sides from dusty fingers. First edition, limited to 150 sets signed by Pforzheimer beneath his portrait in volume one. Pforzheimer was one of the greatest American book collectors and his library rivalled the finest European collections of the century. Entirely appropriately Pforzheimer employed the finest bibliographers and the best printers and binders of the time to produce a catalogue of rare all-around quality. ÒThe chef d'oeuvre of William Jackson. and the non plus ultra of 'criticalÕ bibliography. The catalogue is a model of its kind.Ó Grolier Club, Bibliography, #162. Bookseller Inventory # 6244

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The Song of Roland

Rogers, Bruce (designer)

Published by The Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin, Cambridge (1906)

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Item Description: The Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin, Cambridge, 1906. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. First Edition. Number 89 of 220 in the original vellum backed boards decorated with fleur de lis. Boards darkened and a little sunned in spots, paper cracked on the rear joint. Some offsetting internally, slight darkening to page edges and endpapers, but otherwise fine and bright. One of the finest works by Rogers and one of the most lovely American illustrated books. XXXIV, (1)pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 044753. Bookseller Inventory # 44753

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THE HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New Testaments

Rogers, Bruce

Published by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York (1949)

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Item Description: The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Limited edition. Stout folio. xxii, (1), 941 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt cover illustration. Top edge gilt. Near Fine, small scuff to front cover. World Publishing's answer to the Oxford Lectern Bible. Designed by Bruce Rogers using a version of Goudy's Newstyle type, modified by Rogers for machine composition, and printed by A. Colish. A heavy book. Bookseller Inventory # 012505

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The Odyssey of Homer.

HOMER.

Published by Emery Walker, London (1932)

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Item Description: Emery Walker, London, 1932. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Rogers, Bruce (illustrator). Limited. Bruce Rogers's Odyssey is his "masterpiece. indisputably among the most beautiful books ever produced with a classic austerity" -- O'Brien A141. Translated by T.E. Lawrence. Gilt-decorated circular vignettes on title page and at head of each of the 24 books. Unpaginated. 4to, handsomely rebound in simple half black morocco over gray cloth; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, t.e.g. (London: Privately Printed and Published by Sir Emery Walker, Wilfred Merton and Bruce Rogers), 1932. Limited Edition -- one of 530 copies. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 252463

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THE SONG OF ROLAND

designed by Bruce Rogers

Published by Riverside Press // Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Cambridge (1906)

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Item Description: Riverside Press // Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Cambridge, 1906. Vellum Binding. Book Condition: near Very Good binding. Folio. Fleur-de-lis patterned paper over boards backed in vellum with vellum-tipped corners; some staining to the front board, particularly towards the bottom; printed in black with red titles and page numbers, yellow/gold marginal notes, blue initials (opening initial in brilliant gold); six vivid hand-colored illustrations in the form of stained glass windows embellish the text; additionally the printer's mark on the title page is illustrated and colored in the same style; one page has a faint stain else internally a clean bright copy. A monumental book by one of the greatest American book designers. Limited Edition, number 141 of 220 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 2618

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The Plays of William Shakespeare (37 Volumes Complete)

Shakespeare, William (edited by Herbert Farjeon, Designed by Bruce Rogers)

Published by Limited Editions Club, NY (1940)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, NY, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. No djs as issued ; Limited edition (#1339 of 1950 copies) . Published 1939 - 1940. Hardbacks (beige cloth spine/decorated boards). Deckled edges, top edges gilt. Each play illustrated with color & B&W plates by a different prominent artist. Each play has corresponding 4 page commentary laid in. 20 page master commentary also included. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 44932

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The Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly -- complete in 45 volumes

Frederic Goudy, Dard Hunter, Rockwell Kent, Christopher Morley, Bruce Rogers, D. B. Updike, David Milne, et al.

Published by The Colophon 1930-1950, New York (1930)

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Item Description: The Colophon 1930-1950, New York, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Complete run of this influential journal on book collecting and design in 45 volumes: includes Volumes 1-20 of The Colophon in 4tos., 12 volumes of The Colophon New Series, 9 volumes of The New Colophon, and 4 volumes of The Colophon: New Graphic Series. The first 5 years are housed in two piece leather-backed slipcases designed by Peter Franck. All books Fine, except for 3 volumes from The New Graphic Series that shows light shelfwear; faint foxing to the upper text-block of a few volumes of the Colophon New Series as well. Nearly all volumes include the original glassine jackets, and the majority of these are in excellent condition, although a few are torn and split. All contents bright, clean and complete, including Milne's signed plate in Number 5. Our set does not include the 3 supplementary volumes (Annual of Bookmaking and Indices) but does include the Announcement pamphlet from 1932. A lovely set. Total of 45 volumes. Extra postage may be required for Priority and International orders. Digital images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 0080340

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The Wind in the Willows

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator | Grahame, Kenneth | Rogers, Bruce |

Published by New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1940. (1940)

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Item Description: New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1940., 1940. Arthur Rackham’s "Wind in the Willows"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GRAHAME, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows. With an Introduction by A.A. Milne & Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1940.Limited to 2,020 numbered copies (this copy being No. 1315), signed by the designer, Bruce Rogers. Quarto (11 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches; 289 x 207 mm.). [2], 244, [2] pp. Sixteen mounted color plates. "Printed at the Walpole Printing Office The edition was designed by and printed under the supervision of Bruce Rogers" (Colophon).Original quarter pale yellow buckram over patterned paper boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A very fine, partially uncut copy. In the original publisher’s olive green cardboard slipcase."The Wind in the Willows was not published in England until 1950, but it found two publishers, one for a de luxe edition (The Limited Editions Club, New York) and one for a trade edition (The Heritage Press, New York) in the United States posthumously in the year following Rackham’s death. The book is a gentle delight, presenting sixteen illustrations which in no way fight with the more famous imaginative world created by Shepherd, although if Shepherd had not preceded him, then Rackham might have anthropomorphized his creatures even more. Several of the plates are delightful: the ‘Golden Day when the three heroes walked by the Caravan, Mole leading a happy horse’; the placid Rat handing a hamper to put into a boat, a plate famous among Rackham lovers because it was the boat for which Rackham forgot to draw the oars, an omission which some see as significant in view of the artist’s imminent death. Perhaps the most interesting picture is the frontispiece, which depicts the egocentric Toad levelled to the drab clothes of a no-pocket washerwoman, hopping about permissively, totally unequipped for the real contest. In the real world of people, like all egoists, animal or human, he is alien, and it is a typical piece of Rackhamerie that we should see two children laughing at the glum toad, not because he is a toad, but because he is obviously pretending to be something else.It is with a sense of a serious loss that one turns to the imprint of the de luxe edition in search of the familiar Rackham signature, and finds not the careful hand of Rackham, but that of the designer Bruce Rogers, who saw the book and Rackham’s pictures through the press." (Gettings, Arthur Rackham. Pp. 168-169)."This was the final book Arthur Rackham illustrated before his death in 1939" (Riall, pp. 197-198). I. Bookseller Inventory # 02735

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A set of page proofs for the LEC Shakespeare

Bruce Rogers

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Item Description: 1939. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. A unique set of Proofs for the Limited Edition Club. Seven half-title proofs and a large (double folio sized) proof of the binding pages used in the Limited Editions Club edition of Shakespeare--issued in multiple volumes during the 1939-1941 period. Half-title proofs housed in a custom cloth covered portfolio. The half-title proofs are for the Sonnets, The Phoenix & Turtle, Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Musicke, A Lovers Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrime, and Venus and Adonis. Fine condition for all with a tiny crease to the top right hand corners. The larger double sized proof a bit dusty and smudged, but interestingly based on a contemporary wall paper design. From the collection of the typographer and designer Carl Rollins NOTE: Scans do not represent the true color of the paper which is snow white. Bookseller Inventory # N954

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Wind in the Willows

Grahame, Kenneth; Rackham, Arthur (illus); [Milne, A.A.; Rogers, Bruce]

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1940)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1940. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. Very minor shelf/edge wear, light toning at spine, small soil mark at head, owner bookplate at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows several splits (three poorly repaired with [not so] invisible tape, light shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Quarterbound, gilt lettering and decorative elements (spine and slipcase), marbled paper boards, color frontispiece, teg. Small 4to. 245pp. Illus. (color plates). Limited edition of 2020 volumes, this being 1691. Signed by Bruce Rogers. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A.A. Milne. Rackham had been invited to illustrate the first edition of Willows in 1908, but was unable to accept the project. He regretted the miss for years, but was able, just before passing away, to illustrate the LEC edition (not unlike Alice Neel's death-bed illustration of Fall of the House of Usher for LEC). While the slipcase is in need of repair/replacement, the volume itself is very handsome. Very Good+ (Textblock Fine) in Good+ Slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 3712

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Euclid: Elements of Geometry Book One

Euclid (with an introduction from an Essay By Paul Valery

Published by Random House, New York (1944)

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Item Description: Random House, New York, 1944. Black Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Slipcase. Gordon Craig; Design By Bruce Rogers (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 9 " Tall. One Of 500 Copies Printed For Random House At The Press Of A. Colish. Problems, Theorems And Definitions Are Illustrated By Woodblock Geometric Designs In Various Colors. Title Page Decoration Designed By Gordon Craig. Book Design By Bruce Rogers. Original Black Cloth With Decorations Stamped In Silver. Tissue Guard At Title Page. Interior (Unpaginated), As New, With No Labels Or Markings. Covers Unblemished With Slight Rubbing At Cornerss. Slipcase Is Solid And Clean, Light Rubbing. Signed By Bruce Rogers On The Colophon Page, Although Not Called For.; Scarce When Signed. Previous Owner's Attractive Color Bookplate On Front Pastedown. Signed by Bruce Rogers. Bookseller Inventory # 028326

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Ceremonial Papers of America: An Investigation Into Their Variety, Uses, Properties.by Theodore Bachaus, D.S.E.Illustrated with Specimens Obtained from Original Sources

ROGERS, BRUCE.

Published by No place of publication: privately printed (The Columbiad Club), 1938 (1938)

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Item Description: No place of publication: privately printed (The Columbiad Club), 1938, 1938. First Edition. One of thirty copies signed by the author as ÒBachaus.Ó A lampoon of a scholarly dissertation, ostensibly regarding the papers found in the smallest room in the house (or, in the ÒbachausÓ), from tree leaves to gilt papers, setting forth Ò.the gradual refinement of our coarse forbears.Ó Original cloth; cover label glue-stained and with some printed lettering offset onto the surface; some of the samples have glue stains and are offset onto the opposite pages; small spot on the first few leaves; about fine in what little remains of the original slipcase. The amusing ÒagreementÓ (not completed) regarding the keepsake is laid in. Rogers, one of the most celebrated and successful book designers and typographers, a leading scholar of the field, indulged himself with parody at the expense of himself and his colleagues. Bookseller Inventory # 31543

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MY COOKERY BOOKS

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York (1903)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1903. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Rogers, Bruce (illustrator). 1st Edition. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge in September, 1903. Limited to 330 copies, this one being number 146. 28 full page tipped-in Plates - all As New. 171 pages, with deckle edges; pages made of very high quality paper - all FINE. Quarter brown cloth with brown, beige, cream, pink, yellow marbled boards. Beige paste-on label on spine, with black titles. Book is tight, straight, firm. Minor wear along bottom edges. VG+ to FINE. Bookseller Inventory # C16501

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Designs & Typography For Cover Paper

Rogers, Bruce

Published by District of Columbia Paper MFG Company, Washington, DC (1924)

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Item Description: District of Columbia Paper MFG Company, Washington, DC, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Mary McKinnon, Louis A. Braverman, W.A. Dwiggins, McGrath-Sherrill Press, Charles Baskerville Jr, Lucile Patterson Marsh, Guide and Lawrence Rosa, Edward A. Wilson, H. George Brandt, T.B. Hapgood, Maginel Wright Barney, C.B. Falls, George Trenholm (illustrator). Front is clean save for a few dots of white; corners have been bumped with a bit of exposed board. Back is clean with lightly bumped corners exposing board. Spine is lightly rubbed at head, foot and shoulders, and title sticker is peeled back a bit. Inside cover pastedown contains bookplate from the publisher stating that the book was presented to The Pynson Printers, Inc. Inside pages and illustrations are clean with minimal againg, with light ghosting on some pages facing illustrations. One color sample pad is missing. Binding is tight. Unpaginated, 9.25 x 12.25 inches (approx). Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. Bookseller Inventory # 005299

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PARAGRAPHS ON PRINTING

Rogers, Bruce

Published by William E. Rudge's Sons, New York (1943)

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Item Description: William E. Rudge's Sons, New York, 1943. 4to. original cloth-backed pattern paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, glassine wrapper, slipcase, inserted. (ii), ix, 187 pages. First edition, one of the 199 numbered copies signed by Rogers constituting the large-paper edition. The large-paper copy is in a different binding than the trade edition and contains four decorations in color, all executed by Rogers. It also features one of Rogers' printer's marks engraved and printed by Allen Lewis, a frontispiece portrait and numerious illustrations. A beautifully produced book with many examples of typography in different colors, this volume is a study in book design and printing by one of the best American designers of the 20th century. Publisher's slip tipped-in. Also present is the four page prospectus to this book which encloses a four page facsimile printing from the book. Also present is the well printed "A Luncheon to Mr. Bruce Rogers" staged to honor him and his fellow craftsmen for producing this book. Also present is a four page brochure issued by Hurlbut Paper Company touting the fact that they made the paper for this book. Also present is an A.N.s. by Rogers dated 1947. Beautifully preserved copy of an important book. original cloth-backed pattern paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, glassine wrapper, slipcase, inserted. Bookseller Inventory # 28113

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Gullivre's Voyage to Brobdingnag

Swift, Jonathan

Published by New York Limited Editions Club, New York (1950)

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Item Description: New York Limited Editions Club, New York, 1950. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Bruce Rogers (illustrator). Limited First Thus. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. The New York Limited Editions Club 1950, Two volumes housed in sturdy , VG+, parchment wrapped, double slipcase with silk pulls. Brobdingnag is about fine with no marks, foxing, or creasing and signed with initials by Bruce Rogers. The red spine is tight with only a hint of wear. 18 3/4" x 13 1/2" Both boards decorated with black map and red lettering over brown parchment. The second book, Lilliput, is 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" is fine in origional glassine wrapper over brown parchment boards, with black maps and red lettering. Also signed by artist. Inquire about shipping. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 001698

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ROGERS, BRUCE

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Item Description: ROGERS, Bruce. Typed Letters Signed. Group of three autograph letters signed by the famous American book designer and one from the owner of a well-known bookstore. The first letter [1] is dated Jan. 7, 1940 to Rogers from Joseph W. Roberts, of St. Albans Book Shop in St. Albans, NY, asking for bibliographical information on two books published by Way & Williams of Chicago, being: Shelley's translations of the "Banquet of Plato" (with the title-page and decorations reported to be by Rogers) and Drachmann's "Paul and Virginia of a Northern Zone" (for which the sender cannot find any illustrations although Rogers was listed as an illustrator). With a second letter [2] from Rogers, responding to Roberts: "I am afraid I can't help you in the matter of the Way & Williams book." He writes he vaguely remembers the title but can't recall actually seeing the book. "I did several books and cover designs about that time for Way & Williams but adds the decorations were probably "contemplated, but never carried through." The third [3] letter, dated April 5, 1944, is also from Rogers to Roberts negotiating to trade for two of his own books that he does not own- each listed in Roberts' bookstore catalog. "I have very little cash for books- let alone my own" but Rogers offers to trade books. The two books he requests are "The Glory of New York" and "Paul at Virginia." He also agrees to autograph the books he hopes to exchange as part of the deal. The books he wants to exchange are "Letters of T.E. Shaw to B.R." and More letters of T.E.S. to B.R." Letter four [4] is also from Rogers to Roberts, dated May 14, 1944, stating he has sent the Lawrence books but was unhappy with the binding on one of the books since the binder "stamped it, without my knowledge, in imitation gold- but the whole edition is like that." Also with three used envelopes addressed by Rogers to Roberts. Also thrown in is an extra item [5]: a 1940 library slip signed by Rogers, on which he signs to check out a book by Shakespeare. The whole, interesting package: $750.00. Bookseller Inventory # 2489

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The Constitution of the United States.

Rogers, Bruce

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Item Description: 1911. ROGERS, Bruce. The Constitution of the United States of America 1787. 40 pp. 4to., bound in original full navy boards, title gilt direct on front cover, preserved in a half blue morocco folding box. Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1911. One of 440 copies, designed by Bruce Rogers and printed in Montaigne type. The articles of the Constitution are highlighted with decorative borders. With the B.R. anchor in red on the colophon. Warde & Haas 111. Bookseller Inventory # 85578

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Item Description: The Riverside Press, Boston, 1909. One of 370 copies. Quarto. [xvi], 332, [6, list of Tory designs], [1, colophon], [1] pp. Title page in red and black. Illustrated with 339 reproductions of Tory's borders and woodcuts throughout. Uncut in publisher's green paper boards, front cover with a large gilt Tory device incorporating an urn, gilt spine lettering, In the original two part slipcase (inner sleeve missing spine and label). A not unpleasant bookplate. Aside from the bookplate, the book has no issues. A very clean and handsome copy of what many consider to be one of Bruce Roger's finest books. Bookseller Inventory # 71739

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth ; & Arthur Rackham ; Bruce Rogers

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Contents are clean and tight in original binding of cream cloth spine with marbled boards. Some toning to cloth at spine; slipcase rubbed along edges and splitting at lower right edge. Sixteen tipped-in wonderful colour plates by Arthur Rackham. No. 1061 of 1500, Signed on limitation page by Bruce Rogers. A beautifully designed and produced edition of Grahame's classic tale. Bookseller Inventory # 34829

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The Songs and Sonnets of Pierre de Ronsard.

Ronsard, Pierre de; Rogers, Bruce.

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Item Description: 1903. ROGERS, Bruce. Songs and Sonnets of Pierre de Ronsard, Gentleman of Vendomois. Translated into English verse by Curtis Hidden Page, with an introduction and notes. xxxvi, 137, [4] pp. 8vo., bound in recent three-quarter morocco, matching paper over boards. Boston: [The Riverside Press for] Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1903. One of the most beautifully printed editions of the work of the great French poet. Designed by Bruce Rogers, and printed in Caslon old face Italic type on Arnold handmade paper, this has always been considered one of Bruce Rogers' most tasteful and delicately-designed books. One of 425 copies Warde 37. Bookseller Inventory # 102167

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Before Life Began 1883-1923

Hunter, Dard; Rogers, Bruce [designer]

Published by The Rowfant Club/A. Colish, Cleveland, OH (1941)

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Item Description: The Rowfant Club/A. Colish, Cleveland, OH, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine Slipcase. First Edition/Limited Edition. Very minor toning to spine, light glue toning at pastedowns, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows minor toning to paper label, else tight and clean. Quarterbound, vellum spine, gilt lettering and decorative elements, hand-made patterned paper boards, watermark frontispiece, teg. 8vo. viii; 116pp plus colophon. Numbered limited edition, this being 78 of 219. Signed by designer. Printed on paper made at Hunter's Mill in Lime Rock, CT and including a "frontispiece" portrait of Hunter "half-way before life began" in a watermark (facing another watermark, "Dard Hunter"). Paper on boards made by Veronica Ruzicka. Designed by Bruce Rogers and signed by him on the colophon. The watermark portrait of Hunter is simply exceptional and the volume ranks among the finest volumes the Rowfant Club ever produced. A handsome copy in like, numbered slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 5700

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Democracy.

Lowell, James; Rogers, Bruce.

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Item Description: 1902. LOWELL, James Russell. Democracy. An Address Delivered in the Town Hall, Birmingham. x, 75, [1] pp. 8vo., bound in three-quarter blue morocco, matching paper over boards. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1902. Appointed Minister to England by President Garfield in 1880, Lowell delivered his historic talk on 6 October 1884 at Town Hall in Birmingham, England. "As a charming gentleman [Lowell] was popularly received in European and English society and helped interpret American ideals to the Old World, both through personal contacts and through more formal addresses, such as On Democracy (1884)" (Oxford Companion to American Literature p. 449). Designed by Bruce Rogers. Limited Edition of 500 copies, this is number 415 printed in Brimmer type at the Riverside Press for Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Warde 26. Bookseller Inventory # 38405

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Complete Guide to TOEFL Test: Text and CD Package

Bruce Rogers

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ISBN 10: 1413023061 ISBN 13: 9781413023060

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Item Description: Heinle, division of Thomson Learning. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. A little bit of wear. May contain some library markings. Bookseller Inventory # V291780509

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Item Description: Book Condition: Good. 1424099390 Used good or better, we ship best copy available! Book Only. Expedited shipping is 2-6 business days after shipment, standard is 4-14 business days after shipment. Used items do not include access codes, cd's or other accessories, regardless of what is stated in item title. If you need to guarantee that these items are included, please purchase a brand new copy. Bookseller Inventory # ZZBESTAUT6229

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PARAGRAPHS ON PRINTING

Rogers, Bruce

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Item Description: Eliated from Bruce Rogers in takes with James Hendrickson on the functions of the book designer. NY 1943. Illus, 10.5 x 7, cloth, 187 pp., cover moderately rubbed. FIRST TRADE EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROGERS. Also included "The Figurehead of the Joseph Conrad carved in wood by Bruce Rogers". 4pp, engraving, piece of his stationery and prospectus for "Pi". Bookseller Inventory # 93-751

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The History of Oliver and Arthur. Written in French in 1511, translated into German by Wilhelm Liely in 1521, and now done into English by William Leighton and Eliza Barrett.

Rogers (Bruce), designer.

Published by Small 4to, pp.[x],108 + colophon, Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, in November 1903, for Houghton Mifflin and o., Boston and New York. (1903)

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Item Description: Small 4to, pp.[x],108 + colophon, Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, in November 1903, for Houghton Mifflin and o., Boston and New York., 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Number 301 of 330 copies, numbered in type, printed in double column in red and black. Designed by Bruce Rogers, with his device and initials on the colophon. Illustrated throughout with small black-and-white woodcuts. Title-page feature a woodcut illuminated with red, blue and gold. Tan cloth backstrip over green paper boards, red-stamped paper label to spine (and spare). Just minor wear to boards, tips of corners worn. A very good to to fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 5870

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