The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press, 1896-1912 Jerry Kelly

ISBN: 9781567923742

Published: September 1st 2008

Hardcover

54 pages


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The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press, 1896-1912  by  Jerry Kelly

The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press, 1896-1912 by Jerry Kelly
September 1st 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 54 pages | ISBN: 9781567923742 | 9.65 Mb

Probably no book designer of the twentieth century has had more written about him, his work, or his life than Bruce Rogers. He was, as his primary biographer Joseph Blumenthal observed, the ultimate artificer of the book.

His career as a workingMoreProbably no book designer of the twentieth century has had more written about him, his work, or his life than Bruce Rogers. He was, as his primary biographer Joseph Blumenthal observed, the ultimate artificer of the book. His career as a working designer spanned six decades, but arguably his finest (and certainly his happiest) years were spent at Cambridges Riverside Press where he took over from D.

B. Updike in 1896 and where he remained until 1912, overseeing his own department and designing at least sixty titles for Houghton Mifflins list of Riverside Press Editions.



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