Proben einiger Hausschriften der Offizin W Drugulin. Erstes Heft

By: Offizin W. Drugulin

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 12mo. 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. [ii], 26, [4] pp. 26 type specimens, index, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, covers ruled in gilt, printer's device on front cover, yellow silk page marker, original wax-paper dust-jacket; binding shaken, text block holding to the case by threads, rear cover faded at head of spine. 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.

Title: Proben einiger Hausschriften der Offizin W Drugulin. Erstes Heft

Author Name: Offizin W. Drugulin

Categories: Typography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Leipzig, Offizin W. Drugulin: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: CH814-388a

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