Gudrun Zapf von Hesse
Works by Gudrun Zapf von Hesse; Introduction by Professor Hans A. Halbey
- Page Count: 224
- Size: 8 x 11 inches
- Format: Casebound in a protective cardboard slipcase.
- Publication Date: January 2002
- Price: $75
- ISBN: 0-9715687-0-7
This is the regular edition of the book; please also see the special edition.
Gudrun Zapf von Hesse the first major retrospective publication illustrating the work of Gudrun Zapf von Hesse–the important German lettering artist, type designer and bookbinder, and wife of Hermann Zapf. This 224-page book features 150 color plates and is a visual essay of her accomplishments in bindings, handwritten books, typefaces, lettering and typography, drawings, and other art works.
Gudrun Zapf’s work is both technically brilliant and aesthetically satisfying, and this book shows the full range of her extraordinary talent. A great companion to the Hermann Zapf titles such as Pen and Graver, which show the complimentary talents of this remarkable team.
An introduction prepared by the noted Professor Hans A. Halbey reviews her lifework.
More than 150 full color plates.