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Josef Váchal. Dyrynk, Karel
Písma Josefa Váchala, jím vytvořená řezaná i odlitá, a pou?itá v jeho knihách [The typefaces of Josef Váchal. Created, cut, and cast by him and used in his books]
Sánka (ed. Non Multis, vol. 9) 1930 - Original paper-covered vellum binding, in the original protective calque and gray paper slipcase; 41, [3] pp. Very good. [A Bibliography of Typefaces by Josef Váchal]. A rare reference work which catalogs, illustrates, describes and analyzes the unique woodcut letter forms created for his artist books by the visionary Czech painter and graphic artist, Josef Váchal (1884-1969), who was profoundly influenced by esoteric and mystic thought. the essay by the noted typographer and book designer Karel Dyrynk (1876-1949) is accompanied by many full-page reproductions of Váchal's letters, including one page in black and red. This is copy no. 46 of only 60, signed by the author, printed on thick Zanders paper, and published by Arno Sá?ka, the Czech bibliographer of fine press editions. Sánka 3018. KVK, OCLC show only the copies at the British Library and Yale. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB
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