Unique (MSJ)

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September 18, 2013 at 10:50 PM #4446

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205(226&234) UniqueHerman Ihlenburg designed and patented Unique Shaded in 1874 and Unique the following year. His patents were assigned to MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan (Philadelphia).

Caslon’s Circular (London) advertised them in 1875 and 1877, respectively.¹
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¹Gray, N. (1938): XIXth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages, page 205. Faber and Faber Limited, London.

Robert Donona, a Star THP Partner, has created a lovely digital revival of Unique:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/51266334@N08/14714286660/in/set-72157645421985919

 


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