Blackletter: Type and National Identity - Baines, Peter G (Editor), and Shaw, Paul (Editor), and Bain, Peter (Editor)

Blackletter type, also known as Fraktur or German Gothic, originated with Gutenberg's moveable type, and was based on the contemporary calligraphy of that time. From the sixteenth century on, it shared the spotlight with roman type in German-speaking countries and was even adopted for the printing of Martin Luther's writings. Yet by the twentieth ...

Blackletter: Type and National Identity 1998, Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN-13: 9781568981253


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