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Modern Reklame-Schriften (Modern Calligraphy in Advertising), ca. 1935
The Wolfsonian FIU Library Collection
Donated by Steve Heller
’Tis up to you!
“The poor printing is a great benefit to the chap who does good printing, for all work is either good or bad, by comparison, and the greater the comparison, the most extreme the goodness or the badness. The goodness of printing is not altogether dependent upon the material employed, but when that material is poor the product will come pretty near being the same.”
American line type book (ATF, 1906)
Konrad Adenauer Election poster, 1949
“With Adenauer for peace, freedom and unity of Germany, therefore CDU”
Since its publication in 1956, “Chocolates for Breakfast” has appeared in eleven languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, German, Japanese, and Swedish. It was a bestseller in the US, Italy, and France.
In the US, according to the Bantam paperback edition, it went through 11 printings and sold over one million copies.
“No other trade brings its craftsmen so naturally into direct touch with the greatest thoughts of famous men and women as that of the printer…”
“A remarkable atlas with portraits of patients suffering from various diseases. Baumgärtner, professor of medicine in Freiburg, taught it was possible to make a correct diagnosis with accompanying medical treatment by studying the patient’s physiognomy, the expression of the face, the colour of the skin, the eyes, the lips, etc.” — Wunderkammer)