Palatino: The Natural History of a Typeface. Robert Bringhurst.
Palatino: The Natural History of a Typeface

Palatino: The Natural History of a Typeface.

San Francisco, CA: The Book Club of California, 2016. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 292 pp. 8vo. Navy blue covered boards with title printed on a light tan paper and inset into front cover, gold embossed titling to spine. Clean and crisp within. Prospectus and "Key to the Latin Specimen" laid in. Housed in the original blue paper covered slipcase with a design that replicates the letters of the alphabet in Palatino and is in Fine condition. Fine.
Beautifully produced volume that track's Hermann Zapf's (1918-2015) design and subsequent revisions of the typeface, Palatino. Heavily illustrated, "Key to the Latin Specimen" and "Greek Supplement" printed in letterpress by Richard Seibert. Printed in an edition of 300 copies, this being #298 and signed by the author. Book Club of California Publication #235.
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Price: $200.00

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