Symbols, Signs, Letters. About handwriting, experimenting with alphabets and the interpretation of texts. Martin ANDERSCH.

Symbols, Signs, Letters. About handwriting, experimenting with alphabets and the interpretation of texts.

New York: Design Press, (1989),

First American Edition. folio, cloth in dust jacket. 256pp. Design Press, Item #206

A beautifully produced book with color photographs from the work of German students in handwriting seminars at the University of Hamburg. The book " makes visible the process of teaching and learning" the various scripts, with Prof Andersch's philosophy and methods expounded in italic side-notes. With a glossary of terms and a brief photographic essay on preparing nibs and inks. The bibliography features German books on book-arts, some with English editions. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket which is not price clipped.

Price: $40.00

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