Jessen Schrift – 16pt


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Jessen Schrift was from the hand of Rudolph Koch in 1930, and named for Peter Jessen, who was a major figure in 19th century German book arts. It has a handcrafted appearance and incorporates a mix of roman capitals and blackletter lowercase with selected stylized alternate caps. Koch intended it primarily for use in Bible printing.

The second graphic above is from the online catalog of the estate sale of Mike Anderson, a noted private typefounder, whence the matrices were acquired.

Additional information

Weight 4.3 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 4.5 × 1 in


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