Hunt Roman: The Birth of a Type

Published by Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1965
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approx. 50pp., #194 of 750 copies Good used condition, slight age signs, In dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Hunt Roman: The Birth of a Type
Publisher: Pittsburgh Bibliophiles
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Hardbound

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Zapf, Hermann, & Jack Werner Stauffacher
Published by Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh (1965)
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Book Description Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, 1965. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine - No D.j. 24 [31] p. No. 253 of 750 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 018903

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Book Description Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, 1965. Edition limited to 750 copies, oblong 8vo, pp. 24, plus 2 folding plates printed in three colors, 10 illustrations and sample alphabets; fine copy in original gray cloth, paper label on spine and printed dust jacket. This copy out-of-series. Bookseller Inventory # 51591

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Zapf, Hermann and Jack Werner Stauffacher, Commentary and Notes
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, 1965. Grey paper-covered boards with spine label, DW, landscape 8vo., 24 pages + illustrations and type specimens, including two folding plates. One of 750 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher from Hunt Roman and Spectrum types on Strathmore Rag paper by Davis & Warde under the supervision of Thomas C. Pears III. This copy out of series. A fine copy in a very lightly soiled, near fine DW with one clean, invisible tear, in archival mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 007040

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Zapf, Herman and Jack Werner Stauffacher, commentary & notes
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G.F. Wilkinson Books, member IOBA
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, PA, 1965. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine condition. Unpaginated; oblong 8vo; gray paper boards; paper spine label; reproductions of examples including 2 folding plates; b&w photogaphs. Limited Edition, no. 592 of 750 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 1374

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Zapf, Hermann, Jack Werner Stauffacher, George H.M. Lawrence
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Rosenlund Rare Books & Manuscripts
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited. 24p, [32]. The first 24 pages includes the text followed by the type specimen pages - whereof one is a fold out plate. Very small tear in the headband. Lower portion of the dust jacket on the spine torn. Internally a fresh clean copy. Limited to 750 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 2018

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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. #87/750 copies in Limited Edition; oblong format; with a fine Prospectus. Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000138

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Zapf, Hermann, Jack Werner Stauffacher and George H.M. Lawrence
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Winged Monkey Books
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, 1965. Limited/Numbered. Oblong hardcover, very good in torn remnants of jacket, some slight toning and shelf wear. This copy # 2 of only 750 copies printed, is a dedication to Bernard S. Horne "With deep appreciation for the many courtesies extended to us" Signed by Hermann Zapf, Jack W. Stauffacher, George H.M. Lawrence and Thos. W. Pears III. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 025447

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Published by The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, Pennsylavnia (1965)
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Compass Rose Books, ABAA-ILAB
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Pittsburgh, Pennsylavnia, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Limited Edition. Officially limited to 750 copies, printed letterpress by Allegheny Lithograph Corporation, and bound by S.A. Steward Company, this copy is annotated "out of series" on the colophon. Commentary and Notes by Hermann Zapf and Jack Werner Stauffacher. Foreword by George H.M. Lawrence. A Fine copy in pale grey paper covered boards, in cream dustwrapper. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Zapf on the corner of the free front endpaper ("To _____ who appreciates good typography from Herm '76"). Unpaginated. Documents the design and gives examples of the newly design typeface. Very Fine. Q09894. Bookseller Inventory # Q09894

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Zapf, Hermann & Jack Werner Stauffacher [signed]
Published by The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles. Pittsburgh PA (1965)
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Book Description The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles. Pittsburgh PA, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Oblong hardcover with DJ. Gray paper with white paper label (hardcover). White dustjacket with red PB on the cover, dusty and faded. Book is in very good condition. Includes a 4 page prospectus dated 18 November 1965 & order card. Half title page is signed by Hermann Zapf and Jack Stauffacher. Unpaginated. Limited edition of 750 copies of which this is number 43. Please email with questions or to request photos. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # R-162

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Book Description 1965. ZAPF, Hermann and Jack Werner Stauffacher. HUNT ROMAN: THE BIRTH OF A TYPE. Pittsburgh: The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1965. Oblong 4to. Boards, dust jack 54, (1) pages. One of 750 copies. Signed. This copy is signed by Zapf on the half-title page. The book describes the process by which Zapf created a new type face to be used exclusively by Rache McMasters Miller Hunt and her botanical library publications. Spine and edge of dust jacket sunned, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 20702

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