O thou beneficent Art & Mystery

Here is an interesting example of hand typesetting; from the back cover of the Spring 1937 edition (Volume XXXVI, No. 1) of The Monotype Recorder. Personally, I feel the mix of Albertus Titling (Series 481) and Sachsenwald-Gotisch (Series 457) is rather clumsy, although it is undoubtedly a striking piece of letterpress typesetting.

O thou beneficient Art & Mystery...

One Comment

  1. Posted April 23, 2009 at 3:35 pm | Permalink

    The Monotype Recorder issue to look for is one specially reprinted several times
    ‘Typographic Transformations’

    recommended, if you can find it.

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