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Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970 Typographic designs and letterforms

Extraordinary book about one of the important figures in the history of Czech Republic – English edition 2021.

Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970 Typographic designs and letterforms

Extraordinary book about one of the important figures in the history of Czech Republic – English edition 2021.

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    Jaroslav’s manicule pin by Tomáš Brousil

    Left hand of John Amos Comenius (Illustration by Jaroslav Benda for J. A. C. chapel in Naarden, The Netherlands) as a manicule pin by Tomáš Brousil, designer of Jaroslav typeface and Suitcase Type Foundry in person.

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    Original book designed by Jaroslav Benda

    Receive a rare publication carefully selected from the author’s collection of Jaroslav Benda’s artworks, restored with the utmost care to perfect condition. Original language: Czech.

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    Set of 12 letterpress postcards

    Receive a set of 12 original letterpress postcards (A6) featuring Jaroslav Benda’s most significant typeface punch cuts. The original punch cuts comes from a unique archive collection of Jan Laichter’s publishing house. The original Benda’s punch cuts were made between 1903–1948. Type set & hand-printed at UMPRUM’s letterpress workshop by Jaromír Štoural.

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    Standard English Edition

    Get an english copy of “Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970: Typographic designs and letterforms” (standard edition) right from the printer!
    229 × 320 mm, number of pages TBA, full color image catalogue, printed on Munken paper, flap cover with protective silk lamination.

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    Wooden Toy

    Receive a hand made replica of Jaroslav Benda’s original tree toy made as a part of set of toys for Artěl art group in 1909. The replica size is exactly 1:1, using the finest oak wood and colors, finished with details drawn by brush. Hand made by Lukáš Holan, based on Benda’s original toy.

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    Package of 5 copies for booksellers

    Get a 5 english copies of “Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970: Typographic designs and letterforms” (standard edition) right from the printer with extra sale for booksellers! 1 copy for only 39 USD plus extra save on shipping.
    229 × 320 mm, 200 pages, full color image catalogue, printed on Munken paper, flap cover with protective silk lamination.

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    Sponsor Edition

    Became our sponsor! Receive an extra package including Special Limited English Edition of the book, rare fine press bibliography, original letterpress postcard and special mention in the book.

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    Benda’s type walk & dinner with authors!

    As one of the special rewards we’d like to invite you to Prague and guide you to the places that still carry Benda’s signs. You’ll meet the authors in person, see Benda’s studio at UMPRUM, the letterpress workshop, as well as Benda’s typography in action on places that still contain many of Benda’s works. You will also see our Briefcase studio. We’ll invite you to a private dinner with sunset & beverages to the most beautiful view of Prague. All consumption is on us. We’ll have fun! Exact date & details to be arranged with regards to covid situation. Max. 3 people. Travel expenses and accommodation are not included.

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    229 × 320 mm, number of pages TBA, full color image catalogue, printed on Munken paper, flap cover on Plike Royal Blue 330 g/m2 paper plus silkscreen print, hand-painted blue top edge.

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    1 Standard and 1 Special English Edition

    Can’t decide between Standard and Special edition? Why not have both? Get one copy for archive and one for reading.

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