HEDGE SCHOOL SONNETS FROM GLANMORE
First Edition. Seven woodcut illustrations by Claire Van Vliet. Book was designed, set, and printed by CVV; bound by Kaja McGowan and Ursula Hofer. Printed for Charles Seluzicki Fine Books. Number 260 of 285 numbered copies signed by the author and the artist. The text is handset in 18 and 30 pt. Monotype Spectrum and printed on Barcham Green DeWint. Title, dedication and colophon pages printed in brown with title and name of dedicatee (Ann Saddlemeyer) in black; text printed in black with numerals in brown. There is a card laid-in with current information on the title. The title is blind stamped on the front.
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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.