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A Brief History of the Ampersand

A new translation by Jean-Marie Clarke of Jan Tschichold essay dealing with the successive designs of the ampersand glyph has been re-published in a facsimile version. The text is structured by a collection of 288 carefully selected and commented ampersands, which constitutes a brief and concise introduction to the history of Western writing and typography. This new translation is published to the original design by the author. Available for €12 from Zeug.