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'Signal', printers' typeface booklet by Herbert Bayer, Germany, 1929. Museum no. NAL SZ.0071

'Signal', printers' typeface booklet by Herbert Bayer, Germany, 1929. Museum no. NAL SZ.0071


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Last updated 1 August 2002.

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