ZAPF, Hermann. ~ ABC-XYZapf. Fifty Years of Alphabet Design.
Illustrated with 26 colour pages of type specimens and 2 tipped-in colour plates, together with numerous photographs and type specimens in the text. Edited by Knut Erichson and John Dreyfus. Text in German and English. Pp. 251. 4to., [18.5 x 28 cms], original maroon cloth, gilt initials stamped on covers, spine titled in gilt. A fine copy.
A festschrift for Hermann Zapf, being collection of essays on his professional and personal life, with contributions by Max Caflisch, John Dreyfus, Jerry Kelly, Giovanni Mardersteig, Hans Schmoller, Paul Standard and Adrian Wilson, among many others. Inserted loose is a bookmark affectionately inscribed by Hermann Zapf, together with a printed New Year card for 1991, with a quote from Goethe printed in German on the front, from Gudrun and Hermann Zapf.