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'Modern typography does not have its origins in the conventional printing industry. Its roots are entwined with those of twentieth-century painting, poetry and architecture, and it flowered quite suddenly and dramatically in the twenty years following the publication of Marinetti's Futurist manifesto in 1909.'

herbert spencer

 

venus

001. (Bauersche Giesserei).

Venus. Ein Schriftcharakter von unvergänglicher Schönheit unentbehrlich für jede Druckerei.

Leipzig: Bauersche Giesserei, A. Numrich & Co., s.d. (ca. 1930). Quarto, 56 pages. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers with tiny tears towards edges and spine rubbed.

- First edition. sold

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bayer

002. Bayer, Herbert - Van der Marck, Jan. (text)

Herbert Bayer: From Type To Landscape. Designs, Projects and Proposals, 1923-73.

New Hampshire: Hopkins Centre, 1977. Quarto, 55 pages, illustrated in black and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers. Small dent to top of front wrapper, otherwise fine

- First edition. One of 2000 copies. Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by Darthmouth College museum and galleries.

euro 40

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blankenstein

003. Blankenstein, A.H.G.

Zetkunst.

Den Haag: Drukkerij Nieuw Leven, 1940. Octavo, 96 pages printed in blue and black with many printing examples in different type faces and different lay-outs. 5 tipped in business cards and announcement cards. Half cloth with illustrated paper over boards. With tipped in ex libris from former owner. Light chafing towards edges of cover, otherwise fine.

- First edition.

euro 60

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schriften probe

004. Frei, Fritz.

Schriften-Probe.

Horgen: Buchdruckerei Fritz Frei, n.d. Large octavo, 42 pages, numerous examples. Printed wrappers.

- First edition. booklet divided in the following chapter: Antiqua- Schriften; Grotesk-Schriften: Fraktur-Schriften; Karten-Schriften, Schreib-Schriften; Holz-Schrift, Lineien and Einfassungen.

euro 30

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haab

005. Haab, Armin and Walter Haettenschweiler.

Lettera 3. Nouveau repertoire d'alphabets originaux / A standard book of fine lettering. / Standardbuch guter Gebrauchsschriften. Text in French, English and German.

Niederteufen AR,: Arthur Niggli, 1975. Small square quarto, 128 pages. Typographic wrappers.

- Third edition.

euro 20

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robert haas

006. Haas, Robert - Fraser, James (ed.) Hermann Zapf (intr.)

Robert Haas. Printing / Calligraphy / Photography.

Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. (1984). Small quarto, numerous illustrations + one tipped in plate. Printed wrappers. Tiny bump to top of spine, otherwise fine.

- First edtition. Published on the occasion of an exhibiton held from May-Sept, 1984. Catalogue by Renee Weber.

euro 30

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kautsch

007. Kautzsch, Rudolf (Hrsg.)

Die neue Buchkunst. Studien im In- und Ausland. Text in German

Weimar: Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen, 1902. Quarto (8), 200 pages printed on 'Bütten von Poeschel & Trepte' using the 'Behrenschrift', developed by Peter Behrens in 1901. Decorated wrappers with gold title on front wrapper and spine.

- First edition. With essays by I. H. C. Marillier: England. - F. Blei: Amerika. - F. Deneken. Dänemark. - Pol de Mont. Niederlande. - J. Loubier. Deutschland, - J. Loubier: Eckmann. - G. Kühl: Sattler. - G. Haupt: Behrens.

euro 140

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mardersteig

008. Mardersteig - Barr, John.

The Officina Bodoni. Montagnola - Verona. Books printed by Giovanni Mardersteig on the hand press 1923-1977.

London: The British Library, 1978. Quarto, 96 pages printed in black, red and blue, several illustrations among which a portrait of Giovanni Mardersteig in frontispiece. Illustrated stiff wrappers. Design by Sebastian Carter. mint

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in The King's Library 9 august - 22 october 1978.

euro 50

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marti

009. Marti, Walter.

Typographie. Text in German.

Lucerne: Walter Marti / Schill & Cie, 1957. Quarto, 134 pages, with many examples printed on different colored stock. Laminated printed wrappers (japanese bound) over heavy boards. Ring bound. Near fine.

- First edition. The many examples are shown in the following sections: Signete; Briefbogen; Geschäftskarten; Etiketten; Weinkarten; Inserate and Prospekte.

euro 180

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massin

010. Massin.

L'ABC DU MÉTIER. Appendice par Laurence Santantonios

Paris: Imprimerie nationale editions, 1989. 11 1/2" x 9 1/2"; 224 pages; 800 illustrations mainly in color; grey leather binding by Annick Schneider; binding with blind stamped name of Massin plus 5 die cut openings that reveal the letters "A" and "C", the letter "B" is made of metal and can be turned, revealing more text and colored surfaces of a paper disc inside the front cover; in grey cloth clam shell box.

- First edition. One of 50 copies specially bound, of a total edition of 4100.

euro 800

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ploeg

011.

Ploeg 1957.

Groningen: Square octavo, 24 pages with numerous illustrations. Covers with original woodcut in green and red.

- First edition of this catalogue of an exhibiton of paintings by 20 members, held in ,pictura" martinikerkhof groningen, from december 21 1957 - january, 1958. 'De Ploeg' used to be an artists collective founded in 1918 in the Dutch city of Groningen. Most famous because of Hendirk Nicolaas Werkman the 'printer' of de Ploeg.

euro 50

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post

012. Post, Herbert - Rudolph, Adolph.

Herbert Post. Eine Wurdigung seines Schriftschaffens zum 60. Geburtstage.

Berlin /Stutgart: H. Berthold AG, 1962. Small quarto, 26 pages with numerous examples. Printed paper over boards.

- First edition.

euro 50

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reichert

013. Reichert, Josua.

Josua Reichert.

Roma: Calcografia Nazionale, 1965. Quarto, 16 pages printed in red, black and green. Brown printed wrappers.

- First edition published on the occasion of an exhibition held in collaboration with the Goethe Institut in may-june 1965.

euro 50

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renner

014. Renner, Paul.

Typografie als Kunst.

München: Georg Müller, 1922. Octavo, 174 pages, frontispiece representing Joan Michael Fleischmann, in the rear section several examples of typefaces. Halcloth and printed paper over boards. Occasional foxing, otherwise very good.

- First edition.

euro 40

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futura

015. (Renner, Paul )

Futura 1. Bauersche Giesserei.

Frankfurt am Main/ New York, 1930. Quarto size portfolio containing:

Futura / die ergänzungs-garnituren; dreiviertelfett; schräg/mager und halbfett/schmallfett/black. 10 pages printed in black and orange. Printed wrappers. (slightly soiled)
Futura. 6 pages printed in orange and black. Printed wrappers.
Die Fette Futura. Die schrift unserer Zeit. One folded page printed in orange and black. Printed self wrappers.
Furthermore:
One loose page (printed in orange and black): Um die Verwendungs-Moglichkeiten der FUTURA zu erh….
One loose page with a letter head example(printed in orange and black): Zigarettenfabrik MIMOSA…
One loose page with a letter head example(printed in orange and black): ERICH MEYER eisenwaren….
Four loose pages with advertisements: Die Ewige Stadt. Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth…; VORNEHME BESTECKE. J.A. Henkels Zwillingswerk…(printed in black and orange); BAMAG MEGUIN A.G. BUTZBACH-HESSEN….(printed in grey-blue and black); UNSER WERKFILM. Wie ein druckbuchstabe entsteht….(printed in black and orange)
Containing furthermore 6 examples tipped on black paper stock: Mitgliederverzeichnis (printed in black and orange); BDG Blätter 1927 (printed in black and orange); 2 announcement cards (printed in black and orange); invitation (printed in black and orange); announcement card (printed in black and orange); folded invitation card (printed on yellow stock in black and brown).
Three folded posters: TIETZ 5 BILLIGE EINHEITSPREIS-TAGE (printed in black on off-white stock) ; SOMMER DER MUSIK Frankfurt am Main 1927 (printed in blue and black); PERSIL das ideale waschmittel. (printed in black, orange and blue).
The printed portfolio is lightly soiled and has some water marks towards the spine, but still very good.

euro 500

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renner

016. Renner, Paul.

Mechanisierte Grafik. Schrift. Typo. Foto. Film. Farbe.

Berlin: Verlag Hermann Reckendorf,1931 (copyright 1930). Large octavo, 205 page + 40 plates. Orange cloth with typographic title.

- First edition. With reproduced manuscripts, examples of spreads using photography + photographic illustrations by Anne Biermann, Franz Fiedler, Max Burchartz and Franz Roh.

euro 300

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groteskschriften

017. Renner, Paul - Hans Möhring -  Wilhelm Pischner.

Das Buch der Grotesk Schriften Probe Nr. 83.

Frankfurt am Main: Schriftgiesserei D. Stempel AG, [1932]. Large quarto, un paginated  (102 pages) and 3 foldout pages, illustrated throughout. Stiff typographic wrappers. 5 square centimeter missing on page 10, minor chafing towards bottom of spine, otherwise an unusual fine copy.

- First edition. Content: 1. Reform-Grotesk B (10 fonts; Hausschnitt ab 1904), 2. Elegant-Grotesk (4 fonts; Hans Möhring 1928), 3. Neuzeit-Grotesk (4 Fonts; Wilhelm Pischner 1928), 4. Plak (3 fonts; Paul Renner 1928). Furthermore many graphic design examples in color, some of which full page.

euro 350

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renner

018. Renner,  Paul.

Die Kunst der Typographie.

Berlin: Frenzel & Engelbrecher "Gebrauchsgraphik" Verlag, 1939. Large octavo, 316 pages, approximately 250 illustrations and sentence examples, of which fourteen printed in two colors and 60 on glossy paper. Furthermore one hundred and thirty different type faces…. Brown cloth with gold printed spine label and gold printed logo on front cover. Illustrated wrappers by Albrecht Heubner. Wrappers with some chips missing to top and bottom of wrappers and two tape repairs to the inside of top wrapper. Otherwise very fine.

- First edition. Loosely laid in the errata slip. The 16 page insert in the rear of the book with examples of designs by Walter Herdeg and Walter Amstutz.

euro 350

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renner

019. Renner,  Paul.

Die Kunst der Typographie. Neu bearbeitet von Georg Schautz.

Berlin: Verlag des Druckhauses Tempelhof, 1948. Large octavo, 312 pages, numerous text illustrations and a 16 page insert with many illustrations and printed on white stock. Halfcloth with printed paper over boards. Light soiling and discoloration to wrappers, otherwise a very nice copy.

- Second edition. The 16 page insert in the rear of the book with examples of Renner's own design + a reproduction of a photograph by Hugo Erfurth + price winning photograph by Anne Biermann.

euro 150

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renner

020. Renner,  Paul.

Die Kunst der Typographie.

Berlin: Deutscher Verlag, 1948. Large octavo, 308 pages, numerous text illustrations and a 16 page insert with many illustrations and printed on white stock. Light blue cloth with square title insert on fornt cover and spine. Former owner's name on first free endpaper, otherwise very good.

- Third edition.The 16 page insert in the rear of the book with tupographic examples by Georg Schautz, Rudolf Hawelka, Karl Franke and others.

euro 40

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renner

021. Renner, Paul.

Typografische Regeln.

Lindau: Thorbecke Verlag, 1947. Octavo, 16 pages. Stapled and printed wrappers. Yellowing towards edges and two small holes toward the edge of front wrapper and former owners stamp on top of front wrapper.

- First edition. Uncommon.

euro 30

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renner

022. Renner, Paul.

Ordnung und Harmonie der Farben. Ein Farbenlehre für Künstler und Handwerker.

Ravensburg: Otto Maier Verlag, 1947. Small quarto,  80 pages, 8 illustrations and 8 color plates. Half cloth with gold printed spine and illustrated and printed paper over boards.

- First edition.

euro 140

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renner

023. Renner Paul.

Das moderne buch.

Lindau: Thorbecke Verlag, 1947. Octavo, 39 pages. Typographic wrappers. Stamp of former owner on top of front wrapper.

- First edition. Printed version of a conference held by Renner in the French Occupied Zone in august 1946.

euro 120

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ruegg

024. Ruegg, Rudi - Godi Frölich.

Typografische Grundlagen: Handbuch Fur Technik Und Gestaltung / Bases Typographiques: Manuel Pour Technique Et Conception / Basic Typography: Handbook of Technique and Design. Text in Germen, English and french.

Zurich: Editions ABC Verlag, (1972). Square quarto, 220 pages, illustrated throughout with many examples of typefaces and design possibilities. Illustrated paper over boards. Illustrated wrappers. One 1/2 inch tear to top of rear wrapper, some yellwoing towards edges of wrappers, otherwise a fine copy.

- First edition.

euro 180

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ruegg

025. Ruegg, Ruedi.

Basic Typography: Design With Letters / Typografische Grundlagen: Gestaltung mit Schrift. Text in English and German.

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989. Small quarto, 172 pages, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color. Printed white boards. Printed wrappers. Very fine.

- First edition. In the rear examples of work by Claus Bremer, Giulio Cittato, Takenobu Igarashi, Robert Krugel-Durband, Frans Lieshout, Hans-Rudolf Lutz, Pierre Mendell, Bruno Monguzzi, Siegfried Odermatt und Rosemarie Tissi, Paul Rand, Heinz Waibl and Wolfgang Weingart.

euro 100

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sichowsky

026. Sichowsky, Richard von - Berthold Hack u. Otto Rohse (editors)

Richard von Sichowsky. Typograph.

Hamburg: Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1982. Quarto, 184 pages, numerous illustrations and examples + pasted in 32 booklet 'Technische un organisatorische Hinweise zur Herstellung der Hamburger Klopstock-Ausgabe…'. Black cloth with pasted on title label.
and embossed title on spine. Fin.

- First edition. One of 1400 copies.

euro 50

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schrifkunst

027. Spitzenpfeil, Lorenz Reinhard.

Der Schriftkünstler. 1 Anleitung zur Kunstschrift von Lorenz Reinhard Spitzenpfeil.

Hannover und Wien: Günther Wagner,1912. Oblong octavo, 31 pages, with many colored examples. Decorated wrappers. Small tear to top of front wrapper, but still a very fine copy of this charming title.

- First edition. 1.-10. Thousand.

euro 150

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theses

028. Friedl, Friedrich (introduction)

Thesen zur Typografie - Theses about Typography. Thesen zur Typografie 1900-59 - Theses about Typography 1900-59. Aussagen zur Typografie im 20. Jahrhundert - Statements on typography in the twentieth century.

Eschborn: Linotype GmbH, 1986. Small square quarto, 65 and 65 pages (tête-bêche binding), Printed blue wrappers.

- First edition. with short staments by jan Tschichold, Max Bense, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Wim Crouwel, Paul Rand, Adrian Frutiger, Herb Lubalin, Hans Magnus Enzensberger and many others.

euro 30

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tschichold

029. Tschichold, Jan.

Ausgewählte Aufsätze über Fragen der Gestalt des Buches und der Typographie. Basel und

Stuttgart: Birkhäuser Verlag, 1975. Duodecimo, 241 pages, some illustrations. Green leather binding with gold rinted spine. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition.

euro 50

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tschchold

030. Tschichold, Jan.

Typograph und Schriftentwerfer. 1902-1974. Das Lebenswerk.

Zürich: Kunstgewerbemuseum, 1976. Octavo. 77 pages, many illustrations. Typographic wrappers.

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in the Kunstgewerbe Museum Zürich. With list of exhibited works + extensive bibliography.

euro 65

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tschichold

031. Tschichold, Jan.

Leben und Werk des Typographen Jan Tschichold. Mit einer Einleitung von Werner Klemke, der Bibliographie aller Schriften und fünf grossen Aufsätzen von J. Tschhichold sowie über zweihundert, teils bunten Abbildungen.

Dresden: VEB Verlag der Kunst, 1977. Quarto, 300 pages, illustrated throughout, Brown cloth with gilt initials of Jan Tschichold on front cover and gilt title on spinne. Printer dust wrappers.In publishers original slipcase. Mint

- First edition.

euro 120

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tschichold

032. Ide, Christian und Thorsten Kirchhoff.

Happy birthday, I(w)an! Jan Tschichold wird 100. Wir feiern mit einer Ausstellung. Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig / Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig / Kunstacademie St Joost, Breda.

Leipzig: Small qaurto, 80 pages printed in different colors, numerous illustrations and examples. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Publlished in celebration of the anniversary of Tschichold's 100 birthday. An exhibition was held in the 'Haus des Buches' at the Leipziger Buchmesse in 2002. Inside rear wrapper a CD showing student works, exhibited in the 'Haus des Buches'.

euro 20

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luwa

033. Wagner, Ludwig.

LUWA groteskschriften. Eine Auswahl praktisch Zeitgemäßer und schöner Grotesk-Garnituren von Großer Gestaltungskraft! Zur Ausstattung jeder Art Gebrauchs-Drucksachen. Im In- und Ausland gesetzlich geschützte Originale.

Leipzig: Ludwig Wagner AG Schriftgießerei und Messinglinienfabrik, n.d. (early thirties) Quarto, 40 pages, many examples. Printer light brown stiff wrappers. Fine.

- First edition. with examples of the mendelsohn-grotesk; neue moderne grotesk, reichsgroteskfette edelgrotesk, reflexschrift helios, andsoforth.

euro 140

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weidemann

034. Weidemann, K.

Typografie im XX. Jahrhundert zusammengetragen und kommentiert von....

N.p; (1962). Small quarto, 64 pages, numerous illustrations. Green half cloth.

- First edition.

euro 30

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weller

035. Weller, Christian.

Typographie in Hamburg : Zur Geschichte der Werkstatt am Lerchenfeld (1908 -19929.

N.p.: n.p., n.d. Narrow quarto, un paginated (32 pages. Printed wrappers. Protective vellum wrappers. Mint

- Sonderdruck!

euro 40

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zapf

036. Zapf Hermann.

Schrift und Buch in der Welt von morgen.

Frankfurt am Main: Oehms, 1970. Narrow small quarto, 19 pages. Printed wrappers.

- First edition.

euro 25

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zapf

037. Zapf, Hermann. Hermann Zapf.

Ein Arbeitsbericht. Herausgegeben von der Lehrdruckerei der Technischen Hochschule Darmstadt. Introduction by Walter Wilkes.

Darmstadt / Hamburg: Technische Hochschule Darmstadt / Maximilian Geselsschaft Hamburg, 1984. Quarto, 178 pages with 116 examples. Blue cloth with gold printed spine.

- First edition. 'In 1400 Exemplaren als Jahresgabe 1984 für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft in Hamburg und 200 Exemplaren für die Technische Hochschule Darmstadt gedruckt.'

euro 100

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zapf

038. Zapf, Hermann - Dreyfus, John and Knut Erichson.

ABC-XYZapf. Fünfzig Jahre Alphabet Design. Gesammelte Beiträge über Fachliches und Persönliches für Hermann Zapf. Text in german.

Offenbach / London: Bund Deutscher Buchkunstler / The Wynkyn de Worde Society: (1989). Quarto, 251 pages, numerous examples and photographs + two tipped in plates. Red cloth with gilt title and spine.

- First edition. Contributions by Charles Bigelow, Max Caflisch, Will Carter, Jerry Kelly, Giovanni Mardersteig, Georg Kurt Schauer, Hans Schmoller, Paul Standard, Adrian Wilson and Hans and Hermann Zapf.

euro 80

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