A PASSION FOR BOOKS.
Powell, Lawrence Clark
Limited to 975 copies. 19 autobiographical chapters on books and collecting including "My Favorite Four Letter Word," "My Biggest Flop," etc. No slipcase. Damaged spot along front hinge. Booklabel.
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by Rogers, Bruce
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.