Order Nr. 170 TYPE STUDIES, THE NORSTEDT COLLECTION OF MATRICES IN THE TYPEFOUNDRY OF THE ROYAL PRINTING OFFICE. A HISTORY AND A CATALOGUE. Christian Axel-Nilsson.
TYPE STUDIES, THE NORSTEDT COLLECTION OF MATRICES IN THE TYPEFOUNDRY OF THE ROYAL PRINTING OFFICE. A HISTORY AND A CATALOGUE.
TYPE STUDIES, THE NORSTEDT COLLECTION OF MATRICES IN THE TYPEFOUNDRY OF THE ROYAL PRINTING OFFICE. A HISTORY AND A CATALOGUE.

TYPE STUDIES, THE NORSTEDT COLLECTION OF MATRICES IN THE TYPEFOUNDRY OF THE ROYAL PRINTING OFFICE. A HISTORY AND A CATALOGUE.

  • Stockholm: Norstedt Tryckeri, 1983.
  • 4to.
  • cloth.
  • 199 pages.

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 170

Limited to 1800 copies. A near fine copy. Norstedts, the Swedish Royal Printing Office, has a collection of about 20,000 matrices made between 1500 and 1850 by such famous founders as Francois Guyot, Robert Granjon and P.S. Fournier le jeune. In addition to the history of the firm, Axel-Nilsson has reproduced hundreds of specimens by casting new type from the original matrices. An important history of typefounding.