Contains the work of one of the most celebrated typefounders of that glorious era in type design: Charles Derriey, who from his Parisian foundry created a fabulous assortment of display types and printer's ornaments.
The 113 plates reprinted here from his 1862 typographic catalogue include over 2500 copyright-free type forms and ornamental designs.
Includes headpieces, tailpieces and border elements, ornate typefaces, flourishes, corner flourishes, compound corners, rounded corners, compound small frames and cartouches, ruled boxes, circles, ovals and compound and uniform rules - This is one of the best available samplers of Victorian ornamentation and a fascinating presentation of type design.Illustrations:
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