Zapf (Hermann) - Pen and Graver: alphabets & pages of calligraphy.

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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. Oblong 4to, 25 [5] leaves, illustrations, 23 X 31cm, New York: Museum Books, 1952.

One of 2,000 copies of the first edition in English of "Feder und Stichel" (1950) printed in black and reddish-brown on one side of the leaf at the private printing office of D.Stempel. The calligraphic pages were designed during 1939-41 by Hermann Zapf. All the metal plates were cut by hand. Type: Palatino, designed by Hermann Zapf for the original German edition. Brown paper-covered boards decorated in blind, vellum spine titled in gilt. A fine copy.

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