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Four reproductions of type specimen broadsides of the eighteenth century.

Douglas C. McMurtrie

Four reproductions of type specimen broadsides of the eighteenth century.

by Douglas C. McMurtrie

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Two by William Caslon, London; one by Alex Wilson and Sons, Glasgow; and another by the University Printing House, Oxford.

ContributionsCaslon, William, 1692-1766., Alex Wilson and Sons., University Printing House (Oxford)
The Physical Object
Pagination30x23cm
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19369047M

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18th Century Trade Binding One of the first full leather bindings that I did at NBSS was a calfskin binding in the style of trade bindings popular in the 18th Century. The textblock is sewn on single raised cords that are laced into the boards. Engraved in the Early Part of the Eighteenth Century in Chiswell Street, London by William Caslon. H. W. Caslon & Co. Ltd. London, n.d. (). Printed by Geo. W. Jones at The Sign of the Dolphin. Multiple colors. With a history of Caslon, various illustrations, a foldout facsimile of the specimen sheet issued by Caslon and type specimens.

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Four reproductions of type specimen broadsides of the eighteenth century by Douglas C. McMurtrie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Four reproductions of type specimen broadsides of the eighteenth century. [Douglas C McMurtrie]. In the introduction McMurtrie writes: "There are here reproduced in considerable reduction four specimen broadsides of the eighteenth century English typefounders.

Perhaps the principle motive responsible for their reproduction is a desire to call to mind this delightful form of showing typefaces, so often resorted to by typefounders of an earlier day but now - regrettably - become almost obsolete.".

Four Reproductions of Type Specimen Broadsides of the Eighteenth Century: Two by William Caslon, London; One by Alex Wilson and Sons, Glasgow; and Another by the University Printing House, Oxford.

by McMurtrie, Douglas C., introductory note. Chicago Four Reproductions of Type Specimen Broadsides of the Eighteenth Century: Two by William Caslon, London; One by Alex Wilson and Sons, Glasgow; and Another by the University Printing House, Oxford. by McMurtrie, Douglas C., introductory note.

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£ ENSCHEDÉ en ZONEN. [SPECIMEN BOOK OF TYPEFACES.]. Pamela was a typical English product of the shift from the seventeenth-century book production, where the output of print shops had constituted mainly of religious literature, to the eighteenth century, and an enormous surge in the volume of printed matter.

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Took significant steps toward the totally printed book; printed the first book, Calendarium, with a complete title page used to identify a book and most likely the first book printed in more than one color in one press run; used woodcut borders and initials as design elements; his tendency to use a three-sided woodcut border on the title page became a trademark; printed first printer's type.

The pride of every book printer was the publication of a type specimen book—a typographical manual. Fournier's masterpiece, the Manuel Typographique was intended to be four volumes but only two were completed— one included the first account of punch cutting and type founding written by a punch cutter, the another displayed his typographic.

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The mechanization of book production by such means as movable type was sought by printers in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and Italy. In in Mainz, Germany, it was _____ who first brought together the complex systems and subsystems necessary to print a typographic book.

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The New Blazing Star Press revives historical fonts, borders, ornaments, rules, and woodcut artwork from the 18th and 19th centuries, copying every letter from original type specimen, business directories, broadsides, and advertisements printed over years ago.The Kelmscott Bookshop.

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