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61 Reese, Lizette Woodworth A BRANCH OF MAY
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1909. 1909. Good 
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Small octavo, olive green cloth with printed labels on the front cover & spine. The binding is lightly rubbed. The spine is darkened & the covers are unevenly darkened. There is a stain to the label on the front cover & to the top corner of that cover. vi, 41 & [1] pages plus colophon. The top edge of the book is darkened. The contents are very good.

Limited edition of 950 copies. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE MAKING OF THE OXFORD LECTERN BIBLE - INSCRIBED BY BRUCE ROGERS TO THE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER, ARTIST & TYPOGRAPHER GUSTAV JENSEN, Rogers, Bruce.
62 Rogers, Bruce. AN ACCOUNT OF THE MAKING OF THE OXFORD LECTERN BIBLE - INSCRIBED BY BRUCE ROGERS TO THE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER, ARTIST & TYPOGRAPHER GUSTAV JENSEN
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, [1936]. [1936]. Fine Signed
- Quarto, 11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in light blue stapled wraps titled with an attractive dingbat in black on the front cover. 15 pages, plus a colophon printed on the verso of the front cover, and illustrated with an additional 4 page facsimile of pages from the Bible. Near fine.

First edition.

Inscribed and signed in pencil by Bruce Rogers at the top of the first page to the Danish-American industrial designer, artist and typographer Gustav Jensen.

An additional prospectus for this publication, also advertising the Oxford Lectern Bible, titled "A Keepsake For Collectors of Rogersiana" is laid in at the front.

"We therefore consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to present to you the attached booklet, written and designed by Mr. Rogers, and keyboarded and cast on the Monotype Typecasting Machine in 18-point Bible Centaur, the type used in the Oxford Bible". [Quoted from the enclosed prospectus].

The Danish-born industrial designer, artist & typographer Gustav Jensen (1898-1954) settled in New York City and produced book jacket designs, bindings, advertising and packaging. A designer to industry, as he referred to himself, he designed the Monel Metal sink for International Nickel Company, a telephone for AT&T and a water heater for L.O. Koven & Bro. A pioneer in industrial design, he was featured in a 1934 Fortune Magazine article along with Loewy, Dreyfuss & Teague, and was Paul Rand's mentor. According to Steven Heller's June 20, 2011 article in Print Magazine "Jensen's approach was decorative but not overly ornate.... Advertising, he suggested, is only useful when it is beautiful...." His most enduring, and most well-known, packaging design was the packaging and jar for Golden Blossom Honey with retains much the same look as when he created it in the 1920s. First Edition. 
Price: 350.00 USD

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63 Stevenson, Robert Louis WILL O' THE MILL
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1911. 1911. Good 
Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Narrow 12mo, light blue wraps (darkened; bottom edge of front wrap chipped with short tear & brown stain) titled & with decorations in black & orange, in original glassine (extremities darkened; crease to rear fold); deckle-edged. 72 & [1] pp. (title lightly creased), partially unopened. Very good internally.

"Vest Pocket Series" (Ransom 321). 
Price: 25.00 USD

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64 Wagenfeld, Friedrich BREMENS VOLKSSAGEN
Bremen: (Bremer Bibliophile Gesellschaft), 1928. 1928. Very good 
Bremen: (Bremer Bibliophile Gesellschaft), 1928.. 1928.. Very good. - Small quarto, 10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Tan boards titled on printed paper labels mounted on the front cover & the spine. The covers are soiled and there is some chipping to the front & rear joints. 85 pages. The faint outline of a bookplate remains on the front pastedown, and an old crayon price is penned at the top corner of the pastedown. The contents are in otherwise very nice condition.

Limited edition of 350 copies. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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