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Janson, a definitive collection.

Author: Jack Werner Stauffacher; Greenwood Press (San Francisco, Calif.)
Publisher: San Francisco : Greenwood Press, 1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Named Person: Anton Janson; Anton Janson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Werner Stauffacher; Greenwood Press (San Francisco, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 10779144
Notes: Type-specimen book, with introductory essay by Jack Werner Stauffacher, owner of the press.
"The printing firm of W. Drugulin of Leipzig issued in 1868 a specimen of their types which shows the Old Dutch face under the title 'Renaissance--Holländisch.' In 1919 the firm sold the matrices to the David Stempel Foundry in Frankfurt, where they were erroneously renamed 'Janson.' These are the types which in the 12 point size, are before the reader"--Page 3.
"Three hundred and fifty copies have been printed"--Page [45].
Description: [6], 7, [45] pages, 7 pages of plates (6 on folded leaves) : illustrations, facsimiles ; 18 x 25 cm
Contents: On the history of the pseudo-Janson types or Dutch old face [by Jack Werner Stauffacher]--The Janson specimens.--Type ornaments.--Janson on the machines.--Bibliography.--Acknowledgments.

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