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Manuale typographicum: PB 8-2004

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Manuale typographicum


Author: Zapf, Hermann
Publisher: G. K. Schauer
Printer: Egenolf, Heinrich



"Texte und √úbersetzungen in deutscher Sprache" (47 p. 23 cm.) together with a searate copy in English ("Quoted texts of Manuale tyographicum in original or rendered English") laid in slipcase.

100 leaves ; 23 x 31 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Frankfurt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1954


"... was set in 16 languages with types of the D. Stempel AG at Frankfurt am Main and historic faces taken from that foundry's archives. Printed in MCMLIV by Heinrich Egenolf at the Printing-Office in an edition limited to 1000 copies."--Colophon. Museum copy has author's presentation inscription to John Dreyfus. Quarter bound in parchment (gold stamped with title) with blue cloth sides (front cover gold stamped with MT). Issued in slipcase.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 8-2004
Primary reference Number: 99016
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 August 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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