Posts Tagged ‘Fifty Books’

November 21

Under the enthusiastic direction of the Chicago members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the “Fifty Books of 1923″ Exhibition opened on this date at the Newberry Library. Excitement was generated by the idea of selecting fifty books out of the thousands published, as being outstanding examples of the printer’s craft. A receptive audience [...]

October 24

Writing from his home in New Fairfield, Connecticut on October 24, 1931, Bruce Rogers explained his attitude upon judging exhibitions to Thomas Wood Stevens: “Regarding your very complimentary offer, of the principal jurorship for the Fifty Book Show:—I am sorry to disappoint you, or to seem indifferent to your kindness in thinking of me in [...]