Author:Joh. Enschede en Zonen

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Enschede: Letterproef van de Drukkerij. Printer's Specimen of Types. Epreuve de Caracteres de l'Imprimerie. Schriftprobe von der Druckerei

By: Joh. Enschede en Zonen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Haarlem, Joh. Enschede en Zonen: 1968

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: GG818-114

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


REPRINT EDITION. Two Volumes. 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 15/16 inches. [xii], 159, [1 blank]; [xii], 159, [1 blank] pp. Printed in red, blue, and black, numerous folding plates, section heads printed on colored paper, but not integral to the pagination; text clean, unmarked. Maroon printed wrappers; binding square and tight, corners bumped. Housed in original maroon-paper-covered slip case; corners bumped. Very Good. This type specimen book lists the faces available in Enchede's printing departments. The first section shows type for hand setting, the second those for Monotype, Monophoto, Linotype ... View more info

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Het middeleeuwsche Gezang Dies Est Laetitiae degrukt met in zand gegoten letters.

By: Joh. Enschede en Zonen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Haarlem:, Joh. Enschede en Zonen,: 1927

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Seller ID: KSF11113-100

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


12mo. 6 3/4 x 4 1/4. 16 pp. Printer's device on title page, text in Dutch, French, English, and German; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, red printer's device on front cover, yapp edges; binding square and tight, light shelf wear and toning. Very Good. A Day of Joy is a fifteenth century Christmas song. The text of the song was printed in Haarlem by Joh. Enschede en Zonen as an experiment to cast a font of type in sand. The important printing firm used the experiment as a means of proving that it is possible to get a font that is suitable for printing by casting the font in sand, ... View more info

Proef van Nederduitsche Letters en Gothische Initialen uit de XVde Eeuw. Specimen de Caracteres Flamands et d'Initiales Gothiques du XVme Siecle. Probe Niederdeutscher Schriften und Gothischer Initialen aus dem XVten Jahrhundert. Specimen of Dutch Black-Letters and Gothic Initials of the XVth Century.

By: Joh. Enschede en Zonen.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Haarlem:, Collection Typographique Joh. Enschede en Zonen: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-340

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches. (52) pp. Printed throughout in red and black, title page with printer's device in red on title page, lots of examples of decorative initials in red, errata slip bound in at the rear; text clean, unmarked, light toning to edges and end-papers. Marbled paper over boards, printed paper label on front cover; binding square and tight, lower edge well-worn, 2-inch chip in spine (where a spine label had been?). 2 pieces of ephemera laid in: 1) a sample of Pannekoek laid paper printed on one side noting J. Bachtold, Paris as the French agent for Pannekoe... View more info