Title Proben einiger Hausschriften der Offizin W Drugulin. Erstes Heft.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Leipzig: Offizin W. Drugulin, 1924
Seller ID CH814-388
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 12mo. 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. [ii], 26,  pp. 26 type specimens, index, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Maroon morocco, covers ruled in gilt, printer's device on front cover, yellow silk page marker, original wax-paper dust-jacket; binding square and tight, inner hinges are separated, but this observer does not know whether this is how issued or not, spine faded. With a small insert (bifold piece of paper) written by Hadl of Offizin W. Drugulin explaining the contents and occasion for this specimen book. SIGNED by Hadl at the rear. SCARCE. Very Good. A beautifully produced specimen book from Offizin W. Drugulin, Liepzig, as the firm approached its 100th anniversary. These proprietary fonts include many Gothic faces in keeping with the German heritage of the firm, but also include Chinese, Tibetan, Hebrew, Persian, and Ethiopian faces in keeping with the firm's close relationship with the scholarly community that published in those languages.
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