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On the history of sans serif

Linotype had pages on the history of sans serif ("Grotesk" in German), from its inception in 1816 in England and the early versions of William Caslon and Vincent Figgins (1832), through the Akzidenz Grotesk (1900), Reform-Grotesk (1904) and Venus (1907).

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Typography ⦿ History of type ⦿ German type scene ⦿ Bauhaus and type design ⦿ Modern style [Bodoni, Didot, Walbaum, Thorowgood, Computer Modern, etc.] ⦿ Akzidenz Grotesk ⦿ Caslon ⦿








file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Breit Fett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Breit Fett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Breit Halbfett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Breit Halbfett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Breit Mager


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Dreiviertelfett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Fett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Fette Kursiv


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Grotesk


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Magere Kursiv


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Schmal Dreiviertelfett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Schmal Halbfett


file name: Bauersche Giesserei Venus Schmal Mager


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Andrea Canelo 2016


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Cond 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Black 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Amin Qutteineh 2014


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond 2007b


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond Extra Bold 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Med 2007


file name: U R W Venus Bold







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html