Erevan: Sovetakan grokh, 1984. Quarto. Original embossed black cloth; 126,  pp. Very good.
An appealing book showcasing 150 very creative full-page Armenian lettering specimens, printed in black and red. With a preface by Grigor Khandjian: "...this is a real art, expressing the true national spirit of the given language with letters which caress and cheer the eyes of its readers. One of those few poeple who have devoted themselves to this hardest and honoured work is Fred Africkian. His album 'Art of Armenian Type' is a fresh word in this sphere of art in Armenia." Africkian's introduction is printed in Armenian, Russian, and English, like the preface. KVK, OCLC only show approximately 15 copies worldwide. Book ID: 50075