Ornamental Typography

Mauro Poggi 1750 ornamental letter


Mauro Poggi 1750 ornamental letter


Mauro Poggi 1750 ornamental letter


Mauro Poggi 1750 Figural letter


Mauro Poggi - Alfabeto di Lettere Iniziale - titlepage

‘Alfabeto di Lettere Iniziali’ (c. 1730) from designs by Mauro Poggi.

[The edition above, from the Austrian Musuem of Contemporary Art (link below),
dates from c.1750, and the cover page - sans watermark - comes from here]
[T]his lovely engraved oblong folio [is] one of the most delightful 18th century alphabets in the high rococo style. Reflecting the style of the early 18th century engraver, Giambattista Betti, the…

Ornamental Typography