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A Letter to Philip Hofer on Certain Problems Connected with the Mechanical Cutting of Punches

Jan van Krimpen

Introduction and notes by John Dreyfus

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HARDCOVER

$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780976492573

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

102 pages

5 halftones

Houghton Library Publications

World

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A facsimile of a letter from calligrapher, typographer, theoretician, and author Jan van Krimpen to Paul Hofer, Curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts at Houghton Library, on certain problems connected with the mechanical cutting of punches.

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