Typomundus 20 A project of the International Center for the Typographic Arts (ICTA)
(Art - 20th Century - Printing History - Typomundus)

New York, N.Y.: Reinhold Publishing, 1966. F xliv pages, followed by black and white illustrated section of 545 typographic designs "...of the most significant type designs of the twentieth century. But the entire project went far beyond this idea alone. Typomundus 20 became the first internationally judged exhibition of world typography...This book contains all the entries selected by the jury.." (from the jacket information). With a useful index; introductory text in English, German, French. Paul Rand was the Honorary Chairman of the event; the international jury included: Horst Erich Wolter; Olle Eksell; Hans Neuburg; Anton Stankowski; Louis Dorfsman; Carl Dair; Piet Zwart; Roger Excoffon; Hiromu Hara; Max Caflisch; Oldrich Hlavsa; Hermann Zapf; with biographical information on each. Large format, approx. 9" x 11 1/4" size. Laid-in are the original packing slip for purchase of the book, and two type specimen advertisement sheets, one folding, for Herb Lubalin and Tom Carnase - designed typeface 'L & C Hairline', from TypoGraphics Communications, Inc. Typographically illustrated dustjacket over hardcover cloth covered boards. Dustjacket paper darkened, with edge-wear, short closed tears; volume binding cloth spotty; contents clean and in very good condition; interesting international typographic design history. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24911)


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