Johann Friedrich Unger


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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.


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


Subjects: Literature.

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