Blumenthal (Joseph) - Bruce Rogers

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Joseph Blumenthal. Bruce Rogers: A Life in Letters, 1870-1957. Foreword by John Dreyfus. Royal 8vo, pp.xx,215 + colophon, [+ plates], W.Thomas Taylor, Austin, Texas, 1989.

One of 2000 (2125) copies printed in Centaur type at the press of W.Thomas Taylor. Ornaments in reddish-brown. Portrait frontispiece and 57 other plates, many with colour. Maroon cloth with gilt spine titling. A fine copy.

A complete account of Bruce Rogers' career from his early days at the Riverside Press, his designs for the Centaur type, his many designs for the Limited Editions Club of New York, and the years he spent in England producing some of the country's most handsome volumes - including the Oxford Lectern Bible. Numerous illustrations and a rich selection of correspondence, much previously unpublished.

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