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Neuland typeface

To those unfamiliar with Rudolph Koch this should come as a beauty. It is real stonecarvers face, bold, strong, very German. This illustration is taken from that marvellous volume Book Production Notes by Newdigate, mentioned in a recent post.

Bernard writes: “Like others of Koch’s types, the Neuland seems to have been designed, not with pen or pencil on paper, but with a cutting tool on wood or soft metal”.

[Click on image to enlarge.]


See also this post of December 2014.

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