DEUTSCHE SCHRIFTKUNST, by Albert Kapr - 1959


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Very gently used, with a Mylar-covered DJ. Interior shows some aging, yet is clean. DJ had a bit of wear around the edges before Mylar wrapping. AS IS. Please see description and photos for more information. More detailed photos are available in the description.

DEUTSCHE SCHRIFTKUNST Albert Kapr 1959 German Typeface Print History Scarce DJ

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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

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Reference
Topic: Printing and fonts
Year Printed: 19590000
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Origin: European
Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
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