TSCHICHOLD, Jan. ~ Chinesische Farbendrucke der Gegenwart.
16 facsimiles of Chinese colour prints, mostly of flowers, fruits and plants, selected and with an introduction by Jan Tschichold, who also designed the typography. Text in German. Pp. 17 French-fold, [16 plates]. 4to., original Japanese-style sewn blue paper wrappers, title label with Chinese characters printed in black and gilt to upper cover, in the original split, chipped and toned glassine wrapper. A few threads at spine head loosening, some slight fading and chipping along edges of wrappers, small bookseller label to rear pastedown, still a good, clean copy.
Inserted loose is a note inscribed by typographer and designer Paul Standard, on his printed note paper with Reynolds Stone design: ‘Easter Greetings to Miriam & Herbert, from Stella & Paul, April 1947’.