Boston: David R. Godine, (1978). First edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo, original golden-brown cloth; 57 pp. + 26 color plates. Fine. Item #20806
Primary focus of this monograph on the Austrian-born artist, craftsman, printer, and typographer Victor Hammer (1882-1967) is his portrait paintings, biblical and mythological paintings, and his designs for the Kolbsheim Chapel. Text includes excerpts from the artists own writings. Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies, this #57.