Author:Bruce Rogers (1870-1957)

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An Account of the Making of the Oxford Lectern Bible

By: Bruce Rogers (1870-1957)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Lanston Monotype Machine Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-194

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. Pamphlet. 11 1/8 x 8 inches. 15, [1 blank pp. 4 specimen pages, initials; text unmarked, foxing on page 1. Blue printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Very Good. This is Bruce Rogers' account of the making of the Oxford Bible, commissioned by King George as a gift to the Memorial Church at Ypres, circa 1929. Rogers also supervised the printing of this pamphlet in Bible Centaur type. View more info

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BR to FWG

By: Bruce Rogers (1870-1957)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1940

Seller ID: MM219-012

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies designed by Samuel T. Farquhar and A.R. Tommasini. 12mo. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. 21, [3] pp. Half-title, title page set within a typographic border, text in red and black inks; text clean and unmarked. Quarter parchment, marbled paper over boards, title stamped in gilt on front cover; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. PROVENANCE: Francis P. Farquhar's copy. MM219-012. Very Good. The Introduction is set in University of California Old Style which was designed for the University of California by Frederic W. Goudy (1865-1947). The letter itself is set in Bruce R... View more info

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The Centaur Types.

By: Bruce Rogers (1870-1957).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Lafayette, IN:, Purdue University Press,: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: CH814-410

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [iv], 92 pp. Decorative title page, specimens throughout; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, lower corner bumped, minor shelf wear, else Fine. Documents and illustrates Bruce Rogers' creation of the Centaur typeface. View more info