Verlag Zollikofer & Co., St. Gallen. 1944. 127 pages. Tall 8vo (24,5 x 17,5 cm). Card boards in worn, soiled, torn dust jacket. Head of spine split, title page has two short tears, c. 10 pages with dog ears. Second edition. Text in German. Title pages, ornaments, stationery, studies of Thomas Bewick and Michael Fleischmann, the classic type-cutter, the book plate and examples from Imre Reiner’s own production.
Deals with typography as a design element in books and print, the role of typography in the development of the trade and also what divides and unites typography and graphic design from art is highlighted in this book.