[FR] Deberny & Peignot

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1. Overview

1923-1972. France. The result of the merger of Girard et Cie (who were previously Deberny).

Paul Duensing notes that ther matrices went to Haas. { Duensing, Paul Hayden. "Metal Type: Whither Ten Years Hence?" Fine Print. Vol. 11, No. 1 (January, 1985): 20 }

From 1927 to 1939, Charles Peignot (of Deberny et Peignot) published Arts et Métiers Graphiques. See the " History of Deberny et Peignot [http://amgweb.rit.edu/dphist1.htm]" at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection of the Rochester Institute of Technology library's website devoted to the 20th century magazine Arts et Métiers Graphiques: http://amgweb.rit.edu/index.htm. This history includes, as Appendix A to its Section III, a family tree of the "History of the Fonderie Deberny et Peignot, 1748 - 1972": http://amgweb.rit.edu/pdf/appendixa.pdf. This is in turn based on an (anonymous?) article: "Deberny et Peignot: La Belle Époque de la Typographie." Caractère, Vol. 12 (December 19750: 33-34.

2. Specimens, Catalogs, and Price Lists

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Foundry Univers (1968)

This is a link "up and over" to the ATF booklet illustrating their reselling of Deberny & Peignot's Univers.

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