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Deutsche Schulausgaben, L. Ehlermann

Photo(s) by “altpapiersammler”. Imported from Flickr on Apr 2, 2016. Artwork published in
circa 1905
    Source: Uploaded to Flickr by altpapiersammler and tagged with “behrensschrift”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Vol. 43, Julius Cäsar by Shakespeare, edited by Dr. E. Wasserzieher. In: Deutsche Schulausgaben [“German School Editions”], edited by Dr. J. Ziehen. Cover art [?]: M. Molitor, Rome, 1905.

    Source: artemil (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.

    Vol. 30, Herderbuch, edited by J. Loeber. In: Deutsche Schulausgaben, edited by Dr. P. Lorentz.
    Cover design by K.A.

    Source: granum (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.

    Title page of vol. 38, Homer’s Ilias, translated by Johann Heinrich Voß, edited by Julius Ziehen. Second edition, c. 1910.


    • Behrens-Schrift
    • Morris Troy



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    1 Comment on “Deutsche Schulausgaben, L. Ehlermann”

    1. Apr 12th, 2016  11:21 am

      The title page is set in one of the many clones and close interpretations of William Morris’s Troy Type that were created by German foundries at the turn of the century, like Morris-Gotisch (Berthold), Archiv-Gotisch (AG für Schriftgießerei), or Uncial-Gotisch (Woellmer).

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