Hafis. Basel: Birkhäuser, 1945

“ The art of traditional centered typography seems lost. A title, the herald of the text, has to be strong and healthy. It should not whisper. But, alas, healthy looking pages are the exception. And really beautiful, unmistakable tittle pages are as rare as perfection itself.”

Jan Tschichold. The form of the book. London: Lund Humphries, 1991 (p. 65)