Manuale Typographicum: 100 Typographical Arrangements with Considerations about Types, Typography and the Art of Printing Selected from the Past and Present, Printed in Eighteen Languages

1968
Publisher Z-Presse, Printer Ludwig Oehms (German, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 21.5 x 3.6 cm (12 1/8 x 8 7/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1109

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with typographic designs

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Frankfurt and New York: Z-Presse, 1968) Quarto; [3 ff.] 117 ff. [1 f.]; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped vellum, gilt-stamped brown silk.

Typographic arrangements with mottos.


Frankfurt and New York: Z-Presse, 1968

Signed

Pen and blue ink below colophon: "Hermann Zapf"

Provenance

Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn

Copyright

© Hermann Zapf