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About More Alphabets

About More Alphabets
About More Alphabets
About More Alphabets
About More Alphabets
About More Alphabets
The Types of Hermann Zapf

This book, a companion volume to the Typophile Chapbook About Alphabets (1960, updated 1970), describes Zapf's post-1970 type designs and provides new research on many of the earlier types. In this volume, Jerry Kelly describes the origins and history of numerous Hermann Zapf typefaces including Marconi, ITC Zapf International, Linotype Zapfino, and Zapf Civilité. Kelly also includes new information on the Palatino nova and Optima nova families.


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This book, a companion volume to the Typophile Chapbook About Alphabets (1960, updated 1970), describes Zapf's post-1970 type designs and provides new research on many of the earlier types. In this volume, Jerry Kelly describes the origins and history of numerous Hermann Zapf typefaces including Marconi, ITC Zapf International, Linotype Zapfino, and Zapf Civilité. Kelly also includes new information on the Palatino nova and Optima nova families. This new Typophiles Chapbook is profusely illustrated with type specimens and drawings, many of which have never before been reproduced.

Details

Publisher: The Typophiles (10/2011)
ISBN-13: 9780984274406
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Size: 4.5 x 7 in.
Shipping Weight: 0.4lb
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Table of Contents

Foreword -7

About more alphabets – 11

Type Specimens

Palatino nova titling – 84

Palatino nova roman – 85

Palatino nova Greek – 86

Palatine nova Cyrillic – 87

Palatino nova Arabic – 88

Palatino nova sans – 89

Optima nova italic – 90

Optima nova Titling – 91

Venture – 92

Noris – 93

Medici script – 94

Hallmark Textura – 95

Marconi italic - 96

Marconi roman – 97

ITC Zapf International italic – 98

ITC Zapf International roman – 99

ITC Zapf International heavy – 100

Zapf Essentials (partial) – 101

Zapfino one (with “hyperswashes”) – 102

Zapfino four – 103

Aurelia italic – 104

Aurelia roman – 105

AMS Euler fraktur bold – 106

AMS Euler text – 107

Zapf Renaissance italic swash – 108

Zapf Renaissance italic – 109

ITC Zapf Chancery – 110

Zapf Civilite  - 111

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