(Corvus Works).
  • (Blackhill, United Kingdom): Corvus Works, 2020.
  • small folio
  • single broadside

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 136789

Reprinted in an edition of 40 numbered and signed copies by the printer, Christopher Wakeling. The famous type specimen of 1592, the first know sheet, displayed the range of types collected by Christian Egenolff and his heirs showing work by Garamond, Granjon, Haultin and Sabon. The specimen is one the reference sources used by Jan Tschichold when designing the Sabon typeface in the mid 1960s. At the foot of the sheet is an advertisement by Conrad Berner for the foundrys types. The text on this broadside, is an English translation of that ad copy. Composted in Stempel Foundry Sabon 20pt Didot, with 28pt Didot capitals, 14pt Didot Kursiv and 10pt Didot. 6 Monotype Arabesque units and a Stephenson Blake ornament.Printed in black, red, blue and grey on Somerset Book White.