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The Bruce Rogers Collection

Collection of books designed by the 20th century typographer and designer, Bruce Rogers

Years at the Riverside Press (1897-1912)

Riverside Press DeviceBruce Rogers moved to Boston in 1896, and spent 16 years as a book designer with the Houghton Mifflin Company, originally working with trade editions, but between 1900 and 1912, supervising the printing of The Riverside Press editions.  These volumes were printed in limited editions, often by hand, and designed to reflect the period and subject of the volumes.  During his period with The Riverside Press, Rogers designed and supervised the printing of more than 100 volumes, which are known as some of the finest examples of book typography.

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