Order Nr. 136787 A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION. Gotthard de Beauclair.
A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION.
A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION.
A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION.
A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION.

A PLEA AGAINST STANDARDISATION.

(Corvus Works).
  • (Blackhill, United Kingdom): Corvus Works, 2020.
  • small 4to
  • marbled paper wrappers, paper label on front cover
  • unpaginated

Price: $45.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 136787

First edition thus limited to 100 copies of which 95 numbered copies were available for sale. Some remarks of Gotthard de Beauclair freely translated from the German. Text from a speech by de Beauclair to accompany an exhibition of his work in 1961, entitled Modern German Book Design. This is reprinted along with an editorial note from the Monotype News Letter of December 1961 and printers preamble and note on Jan Tschicholds Sabon typeface.

Hand-set in rare Sabon 14 Didot foundry type, with 48 Didot and 20 Didot italic. Other texts in a special casting of Monotype Sabon 10 Didot on a 12 point body with specially driven matrices for descending letters. Printed in black and blue throughout.

Zerkall papers with Fabriano Ingres and machine assisted blue marble wrappers over card covers with tipped on label. 285mm x 200mm. Hand-sewn in the workshop.