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English: Note: the plate says - "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog and feels as if he were in the seventh heaven of typography together with Hermann Zapf, the most famous artist of the"
Français : Caractères mobiles d’imprimerie. On peut lire en anglais : « Le renard rapide saute par dessus le chien paresseux (équivalent anglophone de « Portez ce vieux whisky au juge blond qui fume »), comme s’il était dans le septième ciel de la typographie avec Herman Zapf, l’artiste le plus célèbre du »
Deutsch: Bewegliche Lettern, die zu einem englischen Text zusammengesetzt sind: »Der schnelle braune Fuchs springt über den faulen Hund und fühlt sich als wäre er im siebten Himmel der Typographie zusammen mit Hermann Zapf dem berühmtesten Künstler der«. Dies ist ein Satz, in dem alle Buchstaben vorkommen.
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English: A set of metal types

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current09:39, 14 May 2014Thumbnail for version as of 09:39, 14 May 20142,288 × 1,520 (1.79 MB)Céréales KillerThe good position of the composter is as this. The lines have to be read from left to right. In the reverse position, the letters will fall down! La bonne position du composteur est ainsi, les lignes se lisent de gauche à droite. Dans l'autre sens, l...
00:30, 18 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 00:30, 18 December 20132,288 × 1,520 (1.86 MB)RotatebotBot: Image rotated by 180°
16:57, 9 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 16:57, 9 August 20062,288 × 1,520 (1.79 MB)Céréales KillerL'image était inversée par rapport à la réalité (foi d'un ancien typographe...) !
02:50, 20 May 2005Thumbnail for version as of 02:50, 20 May 20052,288 × 1,520 (1.78 MB)LupinSource: http://sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=238776

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