Kessler, Harry, Graf. 1868-1937

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1868-05-23
Death 1937-11-30
DE
German, English

Biographical notes:

Designer, publisher and patron of fine press printing.

His first book was the Notizen über Mexico (1898). After founding the Cranach Press at Weimar in 1913, he commissioned type designs from Edward Johnston and a book version of Gordon Craig's staging of Hamlet with designs by Craig.

From the description of Count Harry Kessler letters, 1898-1937. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34997982

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Subjects:

  • Private presses--History--20th century--Sources
  • Book designers--History--20th century--Sources
  • Printers--History--20th century--Sources
  • Book design--History--20th century--Sources

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)