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Hunt roman : the birth of a type: PB 9-2004

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Current Location: In storage


Hunt roman : the birth of a type


Author: Zapf, Hermann
Author: Stauffacher, Jack Werner
Typographer: Stauffacher, Jack Werner
Publisher: Pittsburgh Bibliophiles
Printer: Davis & Warde, Inc.
Binder (person): S. A. Stewart Company



Commentary and notes by Hermann Zapf and Jack Werner Stauffacher. Foreword by George H. M. Lawrence.

24, [31] p : illus. (part fold.) ; 19 x 25 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Pittsburgh

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1965


"The text of this edition is handset in Hunt Roman, with Spectrum Monotype, printed by Davis & Warde, Inc., Pittsburgh, under the supervision of Thomas C. Pears III. The typographic design is by Jack Werner Stauffacher. Printed on Strathmore rag paper... Bound by S. A. Stewart Company. This is number [in ms] 559 of an edition of 750 copies of which numbers 501 to 750 are for the Hunt botanical Library."--Colophon. Inscription from Hermann Zapf to John Dreyfus on half-title page. Binding: Grey paper over boards; paper label on spine. With dust-jacket.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 9-2004
Primary reference Number: 99046
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 August 2015 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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