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Czech Typographic Specimen Book

Písmo: příručka pro žactvo škol měšťanských, středních a odborných [Lettering: a handbook for students of primary, secondary, and vocational schools].

Prague: self-published (printed by A. Haase), 1938. Octavo (20.3 × 16.2 cm). Original printed wrappers; 88 pp. Advertisements to inside of front and rear wrapper, including for Koh-i-noor. Good or better; light overall wear, especially to front wrapper and spine; owner signature to title.

Uncommon Czech handwriting and lettering manual for students of elementary, middle and trade schools, with numerous historical examples and modern specimens executed by Jan Křížek, Vojtěch Preissig, Karel Svolinský, Rudolf Koch, K. Siebert, Jaroslav Benda, and others. Also includes a lengthy bibliography of relevant literature in German and Czech.

As of March 2023, KVK and OCLC show two copies in North America.

Book ID: 50773

Price: $150.00