DESIGNER BOOKBINDERS IN NORTH AMERICA
June 2000-October 2001
This catalogue of an exhibition held from June 2000 to October 2001 around North America contains color illustrations of 47 beautifully bound books by fellows and licentiates of Designer Bookbinders, along with profiles for each of the binders and an introduction by Philip Smith. Invitation to the private reception for the opening of the exhibition at the Rochester Institute of Technology, order form for back issues of The New Bookbinder, and price list for displayed books laid-in. Tail corner of upper wrapper creased, edges of wrappers lightly worn.
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> From the Collection of Deborah Evetts
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> Harrop, Dorothy, PHILIP SMITH AT EIGHTY
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> LONDON IN THE DAYS OF GEORGE THE THIRD
PARAGRAPHS ON PRINTING.
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.