New York: William E. Rudge's Sons, 1943,
First Trade Edition. quarto, brown cloth. (x), 187pp. William E. Rudge's Sons, Item #27928
Written toward the end of Rogers' life, this book is a summation of his most important principles, techniques, and ideas. Contains nearly 100 illustrations in black and white and color of his finest and most interesting pages designed for such publishers and books as The Limited Editions Club, Oxford University Press, Alfred A. Knopf, Riverside Press, and Harvard University Press. Small rubber-stamp on front and back pastedown endpapers, "Property of Ludlow Typograph Co." and dated in pencil 6.25.43. Quarter-size abrasion to paper at front paste-down. Near fine.