International Project to Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Gutenberg 42-Line Bible.
. [Ed. P. Bennett, F. Meynell, H. Zapf, a.o.]. (Stockholm), 1956. 8vo. 17 pp. descriptive brochure + 42 pieces (various formats, the majority folio) + 33 photos. In portfolio, cloth with dec. papers. Edition limited to 1500 sets (only 500 for sale).*Consisting of 43 contributions by 37 leading book designers printing their individual solutions to the typographic problem of the bible, after which the items were assembled into complete sets in this portfolio. Designers a.o.: Fr. Neugebauer, B. Wolpe, M. Vox, Gotth. de Beauclair, R. von Sichorsky, H. Zapf, J. van Krimpen, S.H. de Roos, M. Caflisch, J. Tschichold, J. Blumenthal, Ward Ritchie, Br. Rogers, Fr. Kacmarcik, etc..
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