Amsterdam Type Foundry - Proeven van Oostersche Schriften

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Proven van Oostershe Schriften. 4to, 30cm, pp.133 (versos blank) + 2 page price list, Lettergieterij "Amsterdam" voorheen N. Tetterode, Bilderdijkstraat 163/165, Amsterdam, 1925.

Tipped-in frontispiece plate; a collection of finely printed Far Eastern and Southeast Asian types in various sizes done within ornamental borders. Sienna cloth, ruled in gilt, stamped in black and rose, titled in gilt on the spine, decorative endpapers. Loosely inserted "Amsterdam" Christmas card with a lithograph by S,H. de Roos. A fine copy.

With, amongs many others, New and Old Javanese, Syriac, Batak, Persian, Greek, Malayan, Hebrew and Arabic. The Foreword credits J.J. Hoffman, Taco Roorda, H.C. Millies, B.F. Matthes and W. Pleyte for the production.

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