Item #954 Type Specimen Poster: Janson

Type Specimen Poster: Janson

A two-color typography specimen poster of the Janson font, produced by the Eastern Corporation paper company to highlight their paper product and its printing attributes. The poster reproduces a broadside advertisement and type specimen sheet of bibles and common-prayer books from 1685. The alphabet is also show in Janson type in sizes ranging from 10 to 36 point. The poster is printed on Eastern's Atlantic Antique Laid paper, which is "ideal for letterheads, envelopes, leaflets, brochures, and folders, as well as for limited edition book-printing". Item #954.

Condition: Very Good, folded as issued; some light edgewear.

Type Specimen Poster
Eastern Corporation
17" x 22"
Offset printed
Bangor, Maine: Circa 1950

Price: $80.00

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