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Hammer, Victor: Manifesto. Type design in relation to language and to the art of the punch cutter. Foreword by Carolyn Reading Hammer. Wood engraving by John De Pol. Chronology and specimen settings of the Uncial alphabets, 1987

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Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 4to; black and white photographic illustration tipped in; text printed in brown and black; fine. Prospectus for Hammer's work in which he "explains his philosophy of letter design; his belief that the 'maker of letters' should work in the service of the language". Edition limited to 50 copies. Small Broadside announcing a special edition of ten copies laid in.

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Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.

General

Author: Hammer, Victor

Maple Shades, New Jersey: Pickering Press

Collection History

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Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

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Open for research.

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Hammer, Victor: Manifesto. Type design in relation to language and to the art of the punch cutter. Foreword by Carolyn Reading Hammer. Wood engraving by John De Pol. Chronology and specimen settings of the Uncial alphabets; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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  • Firestone Library (ex): Box B-000876

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