Typefoundries in the Netherlands from the Fifteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century. A History based mainly on Material in the Collection of Joh. Enschede en Zonen at Haarlem. First Published in French in 1908. An English translation with revisions and notes by Harry Carter with the assistance of Netty Hoeflake. Edited by Lotte Hellinga

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Enschedé, Charles:

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Haarlem: Stichting Museum Enschedé. 1978. xxviii, 477 pages + colophon. Folio (38,5 x 27 cm). Quarter tan calf, decorative paper over boards, spine titled in gilt, in card board slipcase. Spine somewhat faded. Frontispiece portrait of Charles Enschedé, 519 figures. Includes a draft Introduction to the work by Stanley Morison, bibliography, list of type-specimens, table of body-sizes, table typefaces, index. Second revised and improved edition. First English edition. Printed in 1500 numbered copies, this is number 506. Composed by hand in Romanée, a type designed by Jan van Krimpen and cast in the type-foundry of Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem, who printed the book by letterpress; printed on mould-made paper manufactured by G. Schut en Zonen, Heelsum, Holland. The book was bound by Brandt-Weesp. Layout and designed by Bram de Does.

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