Purchase made in the 1670s by the University Press at Oxford with the help of the scholar Francis Junius, showing their nick and groove. They are for a German Schwabacher for an ‘English’ body (about 14-point) equipped with special characters for printing northern languages like Swedish, which was the name that was given to the type at Oxford.

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Purchase made in the 1670s by the University Press at Oxford with the help of the scholar Francis Junius, showing their nick and groove. They are for a German Schwabacher for an ‘English’ body (about 14-point) equipped with special characters for printing northern languages like Swedish, which was the name that was given to the type at Oxford.

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