Zürich: Castella, Albevue, and Flamberg, 1969. Edition of 400. Square 4to softcover in printed wraps with French fold binding printed in color and black and white, with several two and four-page gatefolds printed in red and blue ink. Unpaginated. Book housed in glassine wrappers (as issued) and housed inside original white cardboard slipcase, with instructional flyer inserted. Text in German, French, English, and Hebrew.
A modern visual interpretation of the first book of the bible where Frutiger weaves his way through color, form, and typography in four languages with an impeccable rhythm. This book features some of Frutiger’s more remarkable abstract illustrations juxtaposed with Univers typography set by Pfäffli. A rare and impeccable example of Swiss design.
Wear to glassine wrappers at top and bottom of spine and some age toning, else fine. Very good slipcase with a two-inch tear at top and a small tide mark on the back. Item #64