Poetry through Typography

1993
Typographical design by Hermann Zapf (German, 1918 - 2015), Publisher Jerry Kelly (American, born in 1955), Printer Martino Mardersteig (Italian, 20th century), Printer Sebastian Carter (English, 20th century), Printer Klaus Hoffmann (German, 20th century), Printer Ludwig Oehms (German, 20th century), Printer Walter Hamady (American, 20th century), Printer Sam Yarnell (20th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall (with box): 22.5 x 15 x 3.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1111

Medium or Technique

Typographic arrangements

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Books

(New York: Kelly/Winterton Press, 1993) Octavo, unbound folded gatherings; [13 (of 14) gatherings; original publisher’s gilt-stamped gray cloth.


New York: Kelly/Winterton Press, 1993

Signed

Graphite in gathering with half-title: "To Carl Zahn as an expression of admiration / and as a token of friendship / Hermann Zapf. 1993"

Provenance

Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn

Copyright

© Hermann Zapf