Verteidigung und Gegenangriff (“Defense and counter attack”) is a book by Tibor Flórián, First published in Budapest in 1965 as Védekezés és ellentámadás, this is the German edition issued in 1971 by Verlag Das Schach-Archiv, Hamburg. Flórián was an Hungarian chess player active in the 1950s and 1960s. The cover showsHelvetica Bold Extended and Compacta Bold in use.
That’s a clever intervention: The lowered initial not only allows for tight linespacing. With the mirrored silhouettes of the two words in blue, it also embodies the title, and the chess setup in general.