DEUTSCHE SCHRIFT KUNST, by Albert Kapr - 1959


Deutsche Schriftkunst

by Albert Kapr

The history of typefaces and writing used in used in books. It is filled with color and B&W illustrations of typefaces employed throughout the years, both printed and copied. 287 pages with index, 10 X 13.5 inches.

Text is written in German.

This revised 2nd edition was published by: Verlag der Kunst, Dresden. 1959.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition, with a GOOD DJ.

  • Brown linen over boards has white ink on front and spine.
  • Binding is tight and secure.
  • Interior is free of marginalia and intentional marks.
  • DJ features seven samples of type and illustrations on front.
  • Covers are clean with light fraying / wear to corners, an minimal fading to edges.
  • Spine ends are gently bumped.
  • Binding has slight cock with a slight front overhang.
  • Inside pages are gently age toned, more in the margins and fading to clean text.
  • Pastedowns are printed with exotic typefaces.
  • Back fep of printed brown paper has small ink writing near top margin.
  • DJ is nicely preserved behind Mylar, and backed with archival paper.
  • DJ shows wear to perimeter with a nickel-sized chip off lower right corner.
  • Other chips to DJ can be seen off right edge, head and tail of spine, and back bottom and top.
  • Back of DJ shows some soiling.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20160101

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