It never occurred to me, but now I want to get my hands on an old type seller's catalog. Would it be just a little too hipster to paper one's living room in the pages?
Book of type specimens: Comprising a large variety of superior copper-mixed types, rules, borders, galleys, printing presses, electric-welded chases, paper and card cutters, wood goods, book binding machinery etc., together with valuable information to the craft. Specimen book no.9.
from Open Library