This week, while processing a new collection, we came across this lovely collection of new typefaces from 1975, From Letragraphica Some New Faces. Each typeface is shown, with an accompanying photograph on the facing page of a person presumably embodying its style.

One of the typefaces is called Playboy Ultra, and the accompanying photograph features a gentleman in a trilby, wearing a fur coat, smoking a cigarette in a cigarette holder. Very classy!

Call number: G22616

Title page

From Letragraphica Some New Faces.

The Playboy Ultra typeface

Playboy Ultra Letraset.

Photograph of man in fur coat

If the Playboy Ultra typeface were human.

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