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Van Nuys, CA: Richard Hoffman, 1985. 8vo. cloth-backed decorated paper-covered boards. 154, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 250 copies. Table of contents and explanatory text. In five sections: Matrix fonts in alphabetic order, fonts arranged by width of alphabet, one line showings in all available sizes, fonts arranged according to type sizes, and one-letter display matrices. Includes "some notes on the initial letters." With occasional use of color. READ MORE about FLORILEGIUM TYPOGRAPHIA, A CULLING OF MATRIX FONTS FOR LINE-CASTING MACHINE SETTING: A PRINTER'S...
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 20868
(London, England): The British Library, (2001). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 71+(1) pages. Table of contents, foreword, bibliographical notes, index. Color frontispiece, color and black and white illustrations throughout. Places the Vergil in the context of the history of book design. READ MORE about THE ROMAN VERGIL AND THE ORIGINS OF MEDIEVAL BOOK DESIGN
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 131372
New York, NY: Museum Books, 1964. 4to. parchment-backed boards with vellum tips, dust jacket. Not paginated. Limited to 500 numbered copies for the American market signed by Zapf. Set in 16 languages with the types of D. Stempel "taken from the foundry's archives" and printed by Heinrich Egenolf. A magnificent display of typography and type specimens printed in black with some part printed in an alternative color. Jacket chipped with tears along top edge. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIC VARIATIONS DESIGNED BY HERMANN ZAPF ON THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY BOOK DESIGN AND...
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 20894
Frankfurt am Main: Georg Kurt Schauer, 1963. 4to. parchment-backed boards with vellum tips, dust jacket, slipcase. Not paginated. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Zapf. Set in 16 languages with the types of D. Stempel "taken from the foundry's archives" and printed by Heinrich Egenolf. A magnificent display of typography and type specimens printed in black with some part printed in an alternative color. Very small spot on front board. Lacking dust jacket and..... READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHISCHE VARIATIONEN, 78 BUCHTITEL UND TEXTSEITEN ALS GESTALTUNGSMOGLICHKEITEN DER...
Price: $300.00 Order nr. 131555
Chicago, IL: The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Princeton University Press, (1994). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 503+(1) pages. Table of contents, foreword by James N. Wood, acknowledgments, bibliography, biographical sketches of printmakers, index. Includes scholarly essays and a catalogue of the prints. Color frontispiece, black and white illustrations, color plates. READ MORE about THE ACTOR'S IMAGE: PRINT MAKERS OF THE KATSUKAWA SCHOOL
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 131520
New York, NY: Editions Schlechter, 2013. folio. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. Trade edition. Out of print since 2010, Æthelwold Etc. is now available in meticulous facsimile, comprising the complete standard edition of the original as well as the diary of ink colors that accompanied the deluxe edition. Photographed at a very high resolution by 42-Line in Oakland, California, every line, impression, and paper fiber of the original edition is reproduced with remarkable clarity. 750..... READ MORE about ÆTHELWOLD ETC
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 118739
North Pomfret, VT: Hamish Hamilton, (1980). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 332 pages. New revised edition. Table of contents, acknowledgments, foreword by John Ryder, explanation of contents. Typefaces offered by Western Printing Services. Index of typefaces follows text. Dust jacket chipped at edges. READ MORE about THE NEW WESTERN TYPE BOOK: ANALYSED PAGE SPECIMENS OF MONOTYPE, LINOTYPE AND INTERTYPE FACES AND...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 131448
Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, (2007). 4to. cloth. 149, (3) pages. Limited to 300 copies. Originally published in German, 2007. Zapf's autobiography. Bibliography of Zapf's publications, postscript. Color frontispiece and color illustrations throughout text. READ MORE about ALPHABET STORIES: A CHRONICLE OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 131332