Frankfurt: Stempel, May 1952. 12 1/2 x 9. Eleven leaves: introductory note in German and English + 10 specimens, printed in black & red on rectos only. vellum-back grey boards with gilt MT on upper cover. Fine. Inscribed by Zapf to Jackson Burke, Christmas 1952. Item #17928
No. 9 of 30 copies. In his note, Zapf states the MT will be published in two volumes, with 60 plates in each. MT was published in 1954 in one volume of 100 plates. "The quick brown fox" plate in this specimen volume was not included in the published work. This precursor to the MT was printed in conjunction with an exhibition in Stockholm of Gertrude and Hermann Zapf's work. The exhibition booklet is included here.