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Pistilli Roman (Type specimen)

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Editor: Pistilli Roman
Publisher: J C Culpin
Publication: 1964, First Edition
Binding: Folded single sheet
Pages: 6
Size: 205 x 100

John Pistilli was born in 1925, died in 2003. He worked for the advertising agency Sudler & Hennessey, where he was head of lettering design. In 1964, Herb Lubalin made a typeface with him called Pistilli Roman (photocomposition format only, VGC). There are also Bold and Black weights. It is one of the most gorgeous extreme-contrast didone headline typefaces ever made. [Luc Devroye] First used on a National Typeface Design Competition Poster by Lubalin.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing to covers. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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