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Hermann Zapf & his design philosophy. Selected articles and lectures on calligraphy and contemporary developments in type design, with illustrations and bibliographical notes, and a complete list of his typefaces. Introduction by Carl Zahn

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Hermann Zapf & his design philosophy. Selected articles and lectures on calligraphy and contemporary developments in type design, with illustrations and bibliographical notes, and a complete list of his typefaces. Introduction by Carl Zahn

by Zapf, Hermann

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Chicago: Society of Typographic Arts, 1987. First edition, large 8vo, pp. [6], 5-254, [2]; photographic frontispiece portrait, 96 plates in color, and illustrations throughout text, shoulder notes printed in blue; fine in the dust jacket. A handsome, monumental volume documenting the most influential man in modern type design, as well as the 175 alphabets he designed since 1948. This copy signed by Zapf on the colophon and in a gray cloth slipcase.

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Hermann Zapf & his design philosophy. Selected articles and lectures on calligraphy and contemporary developments in type design, with illustrations and bibliographical notes, and a complete list of his typefaces. Introduction by Carl Zahn
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Zapf, Hermann
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Society of Typographic Arts
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1987
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