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Alphabet Stories by Hermann Zapf

Contributed by Chris Purcell on Jun 7th, 2016. Artwork published in .
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    Photo: Chris Purcell. © 2007 Hermann Zapf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    This is a retrospective of work by the late Hermann Zapf (1918–2015) in calligraphy, illustration, and especially typeface design.

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    Photo: Chris Purcell. © 2007 Hermann Zapf. License: All Rights Reserved.
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    Photo: Chris Purcell. © 2007 Hermann Zapf. License: All Rights Reserved.
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    Photo: Chris Purcell. © 2007 Hermann Zapf. License: All Rights Reserved.
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    Photo: Chris Purcell. © 2007 Hermann Zapf. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    • Palatino nova
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    • Optima nova
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    1 Comment on “Alphabet Stories by Hermann Zapf”

    1. Jun 7th, 2016  12:48 pm

      RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press has published a second edition:

      This new edition is enhanced by the addition of a letterpress-printed broadside designed by Zapf. The insert was typeset and printed at the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection using its collection of rare metal “Virtuosa” type—Zapf’s elegant script face originally released by Stempel Typefounders in 1952.

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