Písma Josefa Váchala, jím vytvořená řezaná i odlitá, a použitá v jeho knihách [The typefaces of Josef Váchal. Created, cut, and cast by him and used in his books].

1930. Brno: Sáňka (ed. Non Multis, vol. 9), 1930. Quarto (26 × 18.5 cm). Original paper-covered vellum; 41, [3] pp. Very good.

A Bibliography of Typefaces by Josef Váchal]. A rare reference work that 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 esoterical 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 fonts, 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 Sáňka, the Czech bibliographer of fine press editions. Sáňka 3018. KVK, OCLC show only the copies at the British Library and Yale.

Book ID: P4369

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