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Some images from “Typo Ornamenty” by Milan Kopríva, Prague, 1990 (second edition) and edited by Holy Bohuslav.

This fabulous publication is a collection of hundreds of separate A4 sheets, not bound together, of typographic borders, ornaments, initial letters and much more. The images are out of copyright and the book is made to be scanned and reused.

The title page says,

Pracovníkům redakcí nakladatelství, polygrafie a milovníkům typografie vybral a usporádal Milan Kopríva. Pražské nakladatelství PLUTO 1990

In English, that is, according to Google Translate,

Publishing house, polygraphy and lovers of typography picked and arranged Milan Kopríva. Prague publishing house PLUTO 1990.

I bought this at Antikvariát Dlážděná in Prague.

Title: Typo Ornamenty

Author: Kopríva, Milan

City: London

Date: 1990

Total items: 3

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Dark Zodiac]

Dark Zodiac

These square pictures represent the twelve signs of the zodiac. From top to bottom, left to right, they are: [more...] [$]

[picture: Art Nouveau Nude Archer in Forest]

Art Nouveau Nude Archer in Forest

A boy or young man (based on his proportions) is about to fire an arrow from his bow. He is naked, barefoot, and has wings that reach down to his heels; there’s a strap over one shoulder, probably for a quiver holding [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative Initials with Naked People]

Decorative Initials with Naked People

These decorated initials, or drop caps, were first used in the March 1901 edition of Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, which is, German Art and Decoration, a German magazine of the time. They were made by Karl Lürtzing. [more...] [$]


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Some images from “Typo Ornamenty” by Milan Kopríva, Prague, 1990 (second edition) and edited by Holy Bohuslav.

This fabulous publication is a collection of hundreds of separate A4 sheets, not bound together, of typographic borders, ornaments, initial letters and much more. The images are out of copyright and the book is made to be scanned and reused.

The title page says,

Pracovníkům redakcí nakladatelství, polygrafie a milovníkům typografie vybral a usporádal Milan Kopríva. Pražské nakladatelství PLUTO 1990

In English, that is, according to Google Translate,

Publishing house, polygraphy and lovers of typography picked and arranged Milan Kopríva. Prague publishing house PLUTO 1990.

I bought this at Antikvariát Dlážděná in Prague.


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