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Pen and Graver: Alphabets & Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf.  With a Preface by Paul Standard.  Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger by Hermann Zapf (1918-2015) - First Edition - 1952 - from John Howell for Books (SKU: YF1016-003)

Pen and Graver: Alphabets & Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf. With a Preface by Paul Standard. Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger

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Pen and Graver: Alphabets & Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf. With a Preface by Paul Standard. Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger

by Hermann Zapf (1918-2015)

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New York:: Museum Books Inc.,, 1952. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 2,000 copies. Oblong 4to. 9 x 12 inches. [iv], pp., 25 ff., [10] pp. Printed in brick-red and black inks throughout; text clean, unmarked. Vellum spine, blind-stamped brown paper over boards, added clear mylar jacket; binding square and tight, slight bumps to corners, else Fine. This is the first English-Language Edition of Feder und Stichel, printed on Italian Fabriano paper in the private printing office of D. Stempel AG type foundry, Frankfurt am Main. The calligraphic pages were designed by Hermann Zapf between 1939 and 1941. The Historical Appendix in this volume was also contributed by Hermann Zapf and translated by Paul Standard who contributed the Preface to this volume All the metal plates were cut by hand by August Rosenberger, punch-cutter to D. Stempel AG. Text set in Palatino.

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John Howell for Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
YF1016-003
Title
Pen and Graver: Alphabets & Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf. With a Preface by Paul Standard. Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger
Author
Hermann Zapf (1918-2015)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
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Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Museum Books Inc.,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
1952
Keywords
Pen and Graver Alphabets and Pages of Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf With a Preface by Paul Standard Cut in Metal by August Rosenberger, Hermann Zapf, Graphic Arts

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John Howell for Books specializes in California books and ephemera, fine press, miniature books, the history of printing and books, fine press and artists books. I offer my books at my website and about 5 or 6 books fairs a year. I also distribute lists through email which include first offers for new material, so sign up for lists on my website, www.johnhowellforbooks.com. I am always looking to buy books in my specialties.

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