A rare opportunity to buy a gigantic "collage" of antique handle letters.
124 (approx) handle printing blocks of various fonts and sizes, placed in nice wooden box with bookbinding tool workshop print on the paper glued on it.
Handles were used for manual printing with real gold leaves on the deluxe exclusive leather books covers.
It will be unique home, shop window decor as well as a great asset of any working bindery.
The tools are historical example of typographic art and industrial design. Printing blocks are magnificently typographically shaped and the designers of them can be considered as pioneers of graphic typographical design.
handle: various (examplary large letter "H" :18/3,2/1,9cm),
- Poignée de finition or de relieur ,, lettres "dans une boîte en bois
- Bois, Laiton
- Période estimée
- Pays d’origine
- Bon état - Utilisé, présentant de petites traces de vieillissement