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2 edition of Specimen book of "Monotype" printing types found in the catalog.

Specimen book of "Monotype" printing types

Monotype corporation.

Specimen book of "Monotype" printing types

by Monotype corporation.

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Published in Redhill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMonotype corporation. vol.2.
The Physical Object
Paginationca 200p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20019403M

Specimen book of type, comprising a large variety of superior copper-mixed types, rules, borders, printing presses, paper and card cutters, wood goods, bookbinding machinery, etc., together with valuable information to the craft. A Pocket Book containing Twelve of the Most Distinguished Series of Printing Types cut by the Monotype Corporation Limited London, England offered to Discriminating Printers in America by the Lanston Monotype MacHine Company philadelphia.

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [xii], , [1 blank] pp. Text opens with "A Simple, Accurate Method of Copyfitting," specimens throughout, the section of "Miscellaneous Material" at the rear contains primarily ornaments; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers a bit soiled. Very Good. This volume is a type specimen book showing. A separate common revival of the Janson types is Ehrhardt, created by Monotype in the s. Somewhat more condensed than most Janson revivals, giving it a crisp, vertical appearance, it is a popular book typeface, particularly often used in the ry: Serif.

Carl Crossgrove is a Senior Type Designer at Monotype. From Carl’s early interest in calligraphy and drawing, through his youth and college years studying fine arts and book arts, to his eventual degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Printing/Typography, the constant thread in Carl’s life has been his fascination with letterforms.   @ 13 pt. | Research report on Bembo Book Typeface | 3. OF There were four main kinds of Bembo typeface that were created by Monotype: Hot metal () Phototypesetting (Early 70s - .


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Specimen book of "Monotype" printing types by Monotype corporation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This is a well designed type specimen book displaying samples of type that were available from V&M Typographic in the s. The displays are of their metal type library and should prove helpful to anyone interested in the selection of type from large typographers at that time.

There is a one line sample of each face at the beginning of the book/5(8). As digital font design allows more variants to be created faster, a common development in professional font design is the use of "grades": slightly different weights intended for different types of paper and ink, or printing in a different region with different ambient temperature and humidity.

Garamond is a group of many old-style serif typefaces, named for sixteenth-century Parisian engraver Claude Garamond (generally spelled as Garamont in his lifetime). Garamond-style typefaces are popular and often used, particularly for printing body text and books. Garamond worked as an engraver of punches, the masters used to stamp matrices, the moulds used to cast metal ry: Serif.

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Complete showings often include samples of the type faces in use. This is a beautifully done work. If you are interested in metal linecasting machine type, this is probably the best 5/5(1).

Monotype. Specimen Book of Monotype Printing Types. Over pages of Monotype type samples, with matrix information, etc.

Warning: Large download approx MB. Monotype Super Caster Manual. Published by The National Committee of Monotype Users Associations in association with the Monotype Corporation.

pages, many illustrations. 54MB. Adobe Type Specimen books. Adobe Type; Get fonts Adobe Garamond. A contempory typeface family based on the roman types of Claude Garmond and the italic types of Robert Granjon.

Arno. Inspired by the past, but distinctly contemporary in both appearance and function. Read the specimen book. Read the specimen book. Kazuraki. Kazuraki, a. Specimen books (in full: type specimen books) are the printed brochures or catalogs of type foundries and printers, offered to advertise the range and quality of type available.

They have been an essential part of the printing trade since soon after the invention of printing with movable metal type in. A typographical specimen booklet containing borders and ornaments for casting on the Lanston Monotype Composition Caster, Lanston Monotype Type-Caster, Lanston Monotype Giant Caster and Monotype-Thompson Type-Caster.

This booklet is from a Lanston Monotype specimen book (binder) bearing the general title "Monotype Type Faces.". Get the best deals on type specimen book when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items Lot of Printing Ephemera Type Specimens Monotype Linotype Typography Letterpress.

$ Free shipping. or Best Offer MORGAN PRESS TYPES SPECIMEN LINES FROM ORIGINAL FOUNDRY TYPES IN THE # $ $ The Monotype Corporation is home to some of the most popular and influential typefaces ever created, including Times New Roman, Arial and Gill of these typeface designs were created under the direction of Stanley Morison, the famous British Typographer.

This font library, developed over the last years, is known for its depth and strength in book printing and newspaper publishing. Monotyping is a type of printmaking made by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface.

The surface, or matrix, was historically a copper etching plate, but in contemporary work it can vary from zinc or glass to acrylic image is then transferred onto a sheet of paper by pressing the two together, usually using a printing-press.

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3 volumes. Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Co., n.d. (–40). Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. is an American (historically Anglo-American) company that specializes in digital typesetting and typeface design for use with consumer electronics devices.

Incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, the company has been responsible for many developments in printing technology—in particular the Monotype machine, which was a fully Founded: ; years ago (as Lanston.

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Or email directly if you would like a high quality scan from the Specimen Book of ‘Monotype’ Printing Types. The first Roman type designed by Claude Garamond was used in an edition of the Erasmus book Paraphrasis in Elegantiarum Libros Laurentii Vallae published in The Roman design was based on an Aldus Manutius type, De Aetna, cut in by Francesco Claude Garamond died inmost of his punches and matrices were acquired by Christophe Plantin from Antwerp, the Le Bé.

A specimen book and a guide to the photocomposition, IBM and Monotype facilities available. Bath: Pitman Press, 8vo, (xmm), [12],p. Original stiff wrappers, previous owner's rubber-stamp on the front cover.Monotype Metal Type Faces Based on information in the Specimen Book of 'Monotype' Printing Types, c published by The Monotype Corporation, mented by information in earlier specimen sheets, in various editions of Monotype's Book of Information, and lists held by the Type Archive, London.A few faces listed below in italics are U.S.

Lanston Monotype faces, but were .These 4 volumes were purchased from Monotype at the start of the ‘70’s. The books are in pristine condition and are complete. Additionally, they include all the updated pages/new fonts produced by Monotype until the cessation of their publication.

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