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Foundry Type Fonts of German Type Foundries
at the End of the Nazi Era
The 6th edition of the Book "Das Buch des Setzers" by Fritz Genzmer, published in
1948 (the first edition of which was published during the Nazi era in 1936), includes
a useful overview of the hand composition type faces by German type foundries at
the end of World War II. Since typeface specimens are not copyrightable, we
reproduce the specimens contained in Genzmer's book. Many of these foundry type
fonts shown in this following overview are not available today as digital fonts.
The overview includes the typefaces made by the following type foundries:
1. Bauersche Gießerei, Frankfurt
2. H. Berthold, Berlin
3. Genzsch & Heyse, Hamburg
4. Gebr. Klingspor, Offenbach
5. Ludwig & Mayer, Frankfurt
6. Norddeutsche Schriftgießerei, Berlin
7. J. G. Schelter & Giesecke, Leipzig
8. Brüder Butter, Dresden
9. D. Stempel, Frankfurt
10. J. D. Trennert und Sohn, Altona
11. Ludwig Wager, Leipzig
12. C. E. Weber, Stuttgart
Ulrich Stiehl, Heidelberg, May 2008
http://www.sanskritweb.net
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