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Space Oddity and Other Songs by David Bowie song book by Judy Bell (ed.)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Apr 15th, 2022. Artwork published in
circa 1973
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    Space Oddity and Other Songs by David Bowie song book by Judy Bell (ed.) 1
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    When Tro Songways Service brought out a book of sheet music for “Space Oddity” and other songs by David Bowie, designer Bill Venter apparently wanted to use a typeface like the one featured on the U.S. album release of the same name. The MICR-style typeface used on the album cover is Magnetic Ink. With its added lowercase and three bolder weights, this adaptation of Moore Computer was exclusively available from Photo-Lettering.

    It seems that Venter’s type provider only carried a similar face: Calculator is a lesser known addition to this genre. Its designer is unknown. Calculator was issued by Headliners in or before 1969, and was later also known as neo-Calculator. At Castcraft, it went by the alias LaGrange Agency.

    Showing of Calculator (here as neo-Calculator) in a Headliners catalog from 1978
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    Showing of Calculator (here as neo-Calculator) in a Headliners catalog from 1978

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    The table of contents is set in Palatino.

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