Asymmetric Typography

Title, Year

Asymmetric Typography, 1967

Cover Designer

Jan Tschichold (1902–1974)


Jan Tschichold

Publisher, Size (h x w)

Reinhold Publishing, NY in co-operation with Cooper & Beatty, Toronto, USA, 9.5 x 6", English

The first English translation by Ruari McLean of Tschichold's 1935 typography classic, Typographische Gestaltung published in Basel, Switzerland. In the revised, Asymmetric Typography, Tschichold discusses the application of asymmetric design to different printing methods with detailed chapters on type setting, grouping, line endings, tables, color and paper. Practical examples illustrated with b/w and color. Foreword by Ruari McLean, introduction by Cooper & Beatty's W.E. Trevett and Author's note by Tschichold.

A near fine black hardcover with a very good dust jacket including light wear and soiling to the white jacket.

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