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The World of the Past by Jacquetta Hawkes (Thames and Hudson)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Apr 8th, 2014. Artwork published in .
    The World of the Past by Jacquetta Hawkes (Thames and Hudson) 1
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Coconino. License: CC BY-NC-ND.

    Purely typographic dust jackets set exclusively in center-aligned Albertus, for the first British edition of The World of the Past. See also the paperback edition by Simon & Schuster from 1975.

    The World of the Past by Jacquetta Hawkes (Thames and Hudson) 2
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Coconino. License: CC BY-NC-ND.
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    2 Comments on “The World of the Past by Jacquetta Hawkes (Thames and Hudson)”

    1. Simon Robertson says:
      Apr 15th, 2014 5:31 am

      Would this have been metal, wood or photo type? Also is there any information about Albertus floating around somewhere? I’d love to learn more about it :-)

    2. It could be metal (and wood for the largest type), but in 1963 this is most likely phototype.

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