For the type enthusiasts out there, this is a 20th century condensed gothic font. It is a sans-serif, upper and lower case font that includes numerals and punctuation. It is 1.5 inches on 2 inch blocks. We have a growing collection of wood type in a range of sizes from 1 to 4 inches and in a variety of fonts.
News from the Book Arts Lab this month:
Take a 3D tour of the 1821 Columbian printing press and the Book Arts Lab here or read about our contribution to the Bodleian Libraries’ Herman Melville bicentenary commemoration printing. Watch this space for updates about our newest addition, a Pearl platen press!
Find out more about the Book Arts Lab on the website: https://www.mcgill.ca/library/branches/rarebooks/book-arts-laboratory
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