Title: New Typography : A Handbook for Modern Designers.
Publisher:  University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London, 1995, ISBN:0520071468
Seller ID: 82524
TSCHICHOLD, Jan. The New Typography : A Handbook for Modern Designers. Translated by Ruari McLean. With an Introduction by Robin Kinross. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (1995). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xliv,-236. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, black lettering to silver panel to spine. The first English translation of the revolutionary 1928 document. Jan Tschichold (1902-1974), a typographer and teacher, becameinternationally known in 1925 with the publication of Elementary Typograph y, the first statement of constructivist graphic design principles. After being taken into “protective custody” by the National Socialists for “cultural bolshevism,” he left Germany in 1933 for Switzerland, where he worked asa typographer until 1946. From 1946 to 1949 he made his home in London, wh ere he oversaw the typographic reform of Penguin Books.” - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00