Order Nr. 61160 BRUCE ROGERS: AMERICAN TYPOGRAPHER. Georgia Mansbridge.


(Rogers, Bruce).
  • New York: The Typophiles, 1997.
  • small 8vo.
  • cloth.
  • xiii, 95, (3) pages.

Price: $85.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 61160

Limited to 500 copies. Chap Book, New Series, Number One. Short biography of Bruce Rogers (1870-1957), a reprint of the 1965 Master's Thesis by Mansbridge, who was acquainted with Mr. Rogers during the last decade or so of his life. (Facing the title page is a photo of the author and Mr. Rogers.) There is no discussion of books designed by Mr. Rogers, but a concluding chapter quotes various comments, positive and negative, by others on the work of Rogers. Concludes with notes, primary and secondary bibliographies (not updated since the original publication). Printed at the Stinehour Press. Bruce Rogers' colophon device is gilt-stamped on the front cover. Distributed for the Typophiles by Oak Knoll Press.