RATDOLT TITLING. A Victor Hammer Font Comes to Fruition.

Howell: Dale Guild Type Foundry, 1997. 8 1/2 x 10 1/2. 4 leaves, rubricated in tempera. Type specimen is printed in gold, two fleurons painted turquoise. Printed double wraps. Fine. Item #11940

One of 150 copies, hand printed on dampened Lana Laid at the Ardentia Veritas Press. Text is set in Cloister Old Style No. 2 with 6-line woodcut initial. Theo Rehak labored many years to complete Victor Hammer's punches, begun in 1940's. As Radolt was the first printer known to have printed in gold, this first showing of Ratdolt Titling is appropriately printed in gold.

Price: $40.00

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