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Serving author and reader : about the design of my books: PB 93-2004

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Current Location: In storage


Serving author and reader : about the design of my books


Author: Tiessen, Wolfgang
Designer: Tiessen, Wolfgang
Publisher: Typophiles
Editor: Lerner, Abe
Translator: Polter, Stefan B.
Printer: Neotype-Druck
Printer: Kroner, Klaus



By Wolfgang Tiessen

Typophiles monograph ; New series, 4

"Editor's note" by Abe Lerner: p. 5-7.
Translation by Stefan B. Polter of Vom Dienst am Autor und Leser.

17, [22] p : ill ; 24 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Offenbach

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1987


"Designed by Wolfgang Tiessen. 580 copies have been printed by Neotype-Druck, Klaus Kroner at Offenbach, West Germany. Typesetting by Harry Busch, Hanau. 100 copies reserved for the author."--Colophon. In brown card wrapper.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 93-2004
Primary reference Number: 118375
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 September 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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