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Specimen Hebrew Types Berthold Berlin | Typography Graphic Design Type Specimen
1924. Specimen of Hebrew Types H. Berthold. Schriftgiessereien und Messinglinien-Fabriken Aktien-Gesellschaft Berthold AG, Berlin, 1924. Selbstverlag, Berlin, Leipzig, Stuttgart, Wien und Riga. Berthold AG. Yiddish and English title pages. Illustrated throughout with Hebrew and Yiddish fonts, includes illustrations in vibrant colors from Palestinian, German and Eastern European imprints. By some estimation the finest Hebrew typeface catalog ever produced. Introduction by Joseph Tscherkassky, who at the time was the head of the oriental department (Leiter der Orientalischen Abteilung) of the type foundry Schriftgießerei H. Berthold AG. Introduction in English, Arabic, Yiddish, German, French, Polish. Some pages annotated in pen with names of types and designers (Frank Ruhl etc, see images) Some marks and nicks on spine as shown in images. Offered for sale as is. Please see images for details before buying.
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