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A selection of fifty type specimens from the collection of Tobias Frere-Jones.

Author: Tobias Frere-Jones; Nina Stössinger
Publisher: [New York] : Princeton Architectural Press, [2017] © 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Curated by renowned type designer Tobias Frere-Jones, this collection features fifty postcards drawn from his extraordinary personal collection of type specimen books. These stunning cards feature typography from four countries: the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Specimens
Type specimens
Specimens Facsimiles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tobias Frere-Jones; Nina Stössinger
ISBN: 9781616896447 1616896442
OCLC Number: 972385912
Notes: Item consists of a single-fold introductory pamphlet and fifty postcards separated into geographic categories by four thumb tabs, all enclosed in a box.
Description: [2] pages, 50 postcards ; 16 cm
Other Titles: Selection of 50 type specimens from the collection of Tobias Frere-Jones

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