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Kiri Kui Kunst [catalog of Exhibition of Calligraphic Artists from Villu Toots' school]. With signed ephemera. Villu Toots, Vanda Purik. Signed, presentation, association, with Ephemera Laid in
Tallinn, Estonia: Tartu Kunstnike Maja, 1980 [no place] Tallinn, Estonia assumed: Tartu Kunstnike Maja, 1980. First Edition. In Estonian and Russian. Signed, inscribed, dated by the author, signed again after introduction, signed also on laid-in ephemera (see description). Most signatures are in light pencil, hence don't scan well. Also apparently signed by Vanda Purik, apparently one of the exhibited former students herein. Quarto, 94, [1] pp. Black wraps illustrated with stylish, complex red calligraphic design, yellow lettering on cover and spine. A catalog in color and in black and white of the works of former students of celebrated calligraphic artist Villu Toots, at his institute. Assembled, introduced and described by Toots, with some of his own work. Signed, inscribed and dated by him (Tallinn 1987) to Don M. Moy, a contributing editor of Fine Print, at the fine illustration by Vanda Purik on the verso of the cover (under which is Purik's (presumed) signature]. Also signed by Toots after the introduction. Also, laid in is a folding calligraphic New Year's greeting for 1991, also signed by Toots, also sent to Don Moy, with the original posted envelope, cancelled in Tallinn. Last, a laid-in sheet with black and white calligraphic text, in Estonian, presumed to be promotional in nature, with yet another Toots signature. Toots in so admired in his specialty that, among other honors, he has had several new typefaces named for him - not to mention the posh Harrogate, England restaurant of the same name. Almost 100 pages of calligraphic art by former students of Toots, in wide and beautiful variety. In heavy mylar protective jacket, presumed to be original accompaniment. Near fine book, with no salient flaws. The heavy mylar protector has several small breaks at corners. lG4
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