Item #264229 The Song of Roland. Bruce Rogers.
The Song of Roland
The Song of Roland


The Song of Roland.

[Boston: Printed by The Riverside Press for Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1906].

Limited edition, number 39 of 220 copies, signed by Bruce Rogers. Illustrated throughout with 6 vignettes by Bruce Rogers, colored by hand in blues, reds, greens and yellow tones after the stained glass windows at Chartres. Printed in red, blue, brown, gilt, and black. The type fonts are a lettre batarde and Civilite types imported from France. [ii], 34, [1] pp. 1 vols. Folio. INSCRIBED. Patterned tan paper boards, vellum spine with brown lettering. Morocco book label of LeRoy Sugarman. A few small trifling tape stains on end leaves, some offsetting from book label. Bump to top corners Blumenthal, p. 17. Item #264229

Inscribed by Bruce Rogers to LeRoy Sugarman. “The Song of Roland …, one of the most popular of the Rogers books, was notable for drawings made by Rogers from the stained glass windows of the cathedral of Chartres, printed from line blocks and hand colored” (Blumenthal).

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