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Hermann Hesse Series, Bertelsmann Book Club Edition

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jun 4th, 2013. Artwork published in 1979.
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This series of books by Hermann Hesse was published by Bertelsmann Gütersloh as edition for book clubs – probably in the late 1970s. The multiline typeface is Blackline, designed by Wolf Magin in 1969 and released by H. Berthold AG in 1976. 

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2 Comments on “Hermann Hesse Series, Bertelsmann Book Club Edition”

  1. Jun 4th, 2013  6:21 pm
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    Florian, as usual, we are riding the same wavelength. I was just about to add these after I stumbled across them while researching other 1970s Hesse. Danke, especially for the Blackline background text.

  2. Jun 4th, 2013  9:29 pm
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    You’re welcome. I was sure you must have noticed these while looking for the Hesse covers, but when they didn’t appear with the others, I went ahead. It’s a pity that there are no better images available. We should do such ping-pong chain posts here more often!

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