7077Sem Hartz & the Making of Linotype Juliana: Now Available!
- Nov 28, 2006Inferno Press is please to announce -- after two years' work -- the
publication of Sem Hartz and the Making of Linotype Juliana. This is the
first book dealing exclusively with the design and development of one of
the most elegant -- and overlooked -- typefaces of the twentieth
Frustrated by the dearth of information about Hartz in English, Inferno
Press commissioned Mathieu Lommen, a curator at the Special
CollectionsDepartment at the Amsterdam University Library and friend of
Hartz, to write the story of the design of Linotype Juliana. Lommen's
text has been laser-printed on archival paper using a newly digitized
version of Juliana. In fact, this will be the inaugural appearance of
this font. Photographic reproductions of Hartz's early drawings for
Juliana aretipped in, and the cover is letterpress-printed on a Nepalese
Lotka paper (various colours). 8 1/4 by 5 inches. 15 pages. 100 copies.
Stiched into soft covers. Price C$40. North American orders add
C$5/copy. Elsewhere add $7/copy. Dealer discounts available. For more
information, and an image of the cover, please visit Inferno Press's
website <http://infernopress.blogspot.com/> .
Books may be ordered directly from the Press by email
<mailto:inferno_press@...> or by calling 604 731 6365. We accept
payment from bank-account-funded PayPal <https://www.paypal.com/>
accounts, international money orders or (in Canada) personal cheques.
Cheques must be made out to Paul Razzell.
Our address is
1857 West 4th Avenue, No. 227
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