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Johann Georg von Schwandner

Austrian calligrapher and penman (1716-1791) who created many calligraphic alphabets, often of capitals. MyFonts link. Author of Calligraphia Latina (1755), reprinted by Dover in 1958. This book has twelve full alphabets, over 300 initials and many exquisite borders and frames. Samples from that book: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii. Digital remixes: Schwandner Versalia (2010, Iza W, Intellecta Design).

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file name: Intellecta Schwandner Versalia 2010


file name: Johann Georg Schwander Calligraphia Latina Venice 1756


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file name: Johann Georg Schwander Calligraphia Latina Venice 1756c


file name: Johann Georg Schwander Calligraphia Latina Venice 1756d


file name: Johann Georg Schwander Calligraphia Latina Venice 1756e


file name: Johann Georg Schwander Calligraphia Latina Venice 1756f


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