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ABC-XYZapf : fifty years in alphabet design : professional and personal contributions selected for Hermann Zapf

Author: Hermann Zapf; John Dreyfus; Knut Erichson; Wynkyn de Worde Society,; Bund Deutscher Buchkünstler (Offenbach am Main, Germany),
Publisher: London : Wynkyn de Worde Society, Offenbach : Bund Deutscher Buchkünstler, New York : Kelly/Winterton Press, Frankfurt : Oehms Druck GmbH, 1989. 1989. 1989. 1989. ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Festschriften
Named Person: Hermann Zapf; Hermann Zapf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Zapf; John Dreyfus; Knut Erichson; Wynkyn de Worde Society,; Bund Deutscher Buchkünstler (Offenbach am Main, Germany),
ISBN: 3922715354 9783922715351
OCLC Number: 22955142
Notes: Articles in English and German; pref. and notes in English.
"Printed in an English and German edition to mark the offasion of Hermann Zapf's fifty years in alphabet design. Set in Zapf Renaissance Roman by Dürer-Presse Frankenbach GmbH, Wallau. Printing by Oehms Druck GambH, Frankfurt. Ginding y C. Fikentscher FmbH, Darmstadt. Distribution of the German edition by Hermann Emig, Amorbach, /West Germany, and the English edition by the Kelly WInterton Press in New York."--Colophon.
Description: 251 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: (Cont.) Feststellungen and Anmerkungen / Hermann Zapf --
It started in Frankfurt in 1938 / Will Carter --
An apprentice reflects / George H. Taenzer --
Pen and graver in New York City / Paul Standard --
At Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh / Ann Hawkins --
Special calligraphy classes in Rochester / Kate Pagni --
Letterforum conference in Washington / Julian Waters --
Kansas City and Hallmark / Rick Cusick --
Our work for the Association Typographique Internationale / John Dreyfus --
Orbis typographicus / Charles Bigelow --
San Francisco and Nuremberg / Adrian Wilson --
Visits to California / Larry Brady --
The future of type design / Alexander S. Lawson --
Type designer / Hans Schmoller --
AMS Euler, a new typeface for mathematics / Donald E. Knuth [with Hermann Zapf] --
Book typography / Jerry Kelly and Kit Currie --
Judging American university press books / Anita Walker Scott --
The influences on typographic education in America / Kris Holmes --
About alphabets ; Some marginal notes on type design / Anonymous --
First time in Japan / Yasaburo Kuwayama. (Cont.) Common ideas and projects / Aaron Burns --
Keeping the standards of quality / Hermann Zapf --
Illustrations --
Descriptions of illustrations --
Summaries of the German texts --
List of alphabet designs.
Other Titles: ABCXYZapf
Responsibility: edited by John Dreyfus and Knut Erichson.

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