Lexington: The Anvil Press, 1978.
First edition, number 214 of 450 copies. [xii], 213 pp., [1, printer's imprint]. 1 vols. 4to. Original gold cloth. Fine in slipcase Item #34450
Important and abundantly illustrated study of the careers of Austrian-born artist and typographer Victor Hammer (1882-1968). Includes chapters on Hammer's mezzotints and wood engravings, discussions of Hammer's uncial typefaces by R. Hunter Middleton and Hermann Zapf; and Paul Holbrook's bibliography of Hammer's private press work over four decades, including the peripatetic Stamperia del Santuccio, Wells College Press, Hammer Press, and The Anvil Press. Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega.
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