THE FIRST FLOWERING: BRUCE ROGERS AT THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, 1896-1912, WITH A CHECKLIST OF THE RIVERSIDE PRESS EDITIONS. Jerry Kelly.
THE FIRST FLOWERING: BRUCE ROGERS AT THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, 1896-1912, WITH A CHECKLIST OF THE RIVERSIDE PRESS EDITIONS.

THE FIRST FLOWERING: BRUCE ROGERS AT THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, 1896-1912, WITH A CHECKLIST OF THE RIVERSIDE PRESS EDITIONS.

  • Boston: Thomas G. Boss Fine Books, 2008.
  • 5.75 x 8.75 inches
  • cloth-backed paper covered boards, stamped in gilt with the Riverside Press logo.
  • 95 pages
  • ISBN: 9781567923742

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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As Daniel Berkley Updike's successor, from 1896-1912, Bruce Rogers worked at Houghton Mifflin's Riverside Press. This history of Bruce Rogers' work while at the Riverside Press was taken directly from the archives of his letters. Included in this book is how Rogers came to produce the series called Riverside Press Editions, as well as other special and limited editions. These books were made with handmade paper and the finest ink available. This work includes a checklist of 102 books and broadsides Rogers designed for Houghton Mifflin and other publishers, including publication date and publication price, typeface, and edition size. Thirty-six color plates are printed in the final part of the book. Beautifully designed by Kelly and printed in a digital version of the Brimmer typeface. Edition of 500 of which 323 copies with this imprint were produced.