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Johann Friedrich Unger

(1753—1804)


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 (1753–1804) German printer, typographer, and publisher of Goethe.

He acquired punches and distribution rights for Germany from Didot. His gothic type (Unger-*Fraktur) proved popular with 20th-century German printers.

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E. Hölscher, ‘J. F. Unger’, Imprimatur, 6 (1935), 121–37

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Subjects: Literature.


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