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Selected specimens of printing types cast at the Austin Letter Foundry.

J. and R.M. Wood (Firm)

Selected specimens of printing types cast at the Austin Letter Foundry.

by J. and R.M. Wood (Firm)

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Published in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19920169M

However, Robert A. Mullen, who wrote the definitive book on St. Louis typefounding, has a font of Laclede Old Style, cast by the Laclede Type Foundry at least 27 years after the Manhattan Type Foundry was amalgamated into ATF. It bears the pin mark shown below. (Photograph by Robert A. Mullen, Xanadu Press.). Wood Letter, a catalog of wood type specimens, from the Stephenson, Blake & Co. type foundry, London. , pages. Some tears on spine, otherwise clean and intact. This is a private listing and your identity will not be disclosed to anyone except the date:

The Seven Lines Grotesque, shown in Fann Street Letter Foundry, A General Specimen of Printing Types. London, Robert Besley and Co. [Late Wm Thorowgood and Co.], in a slightly changed setting from the specimen. The numerals seem to fit poorly with the rest of the letter, those in the Eight Line Grotesque above also show some confusion. The list is also available organized by collection and includes a short introduction. The specimen book of types cast at the Austin Foundry. () London: Wood & Sharwoods. The specimen book of types cast at the Austin Foundry. Revised Price List & Catalogue of Patent Hard-faced Machine-cut Wood Type, Printing and Bookbinding Materials.

Stephenson Blake. Just a few remarks about the Stephenson Blake Foundry, with information taken from my own notes and from Specimens of Printing Types from Stephenson Blake The Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield (Sheffield, ).; Roy Millingon: Stephenson Blake The Last of the Old English Typefounders (Oak Knoll Press, ). Mac McGrew: American Metal Typefaces of the . Vincent Figgins showed the first typographic Antique (in metal) in his Specimen of Printing Type. His competitor William Thorowgood dubbed a very similar style of typeface Egyptian in his Thorowgood, (late Thorne,) Letter Founder. The Antique, or Egyptian, was widely used and immensely popular during the first half of the nineteenth.


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The Specimen Book of Types Cast at the Austin Letter Foundry: Author: Austin Letter Foundry: Publisher: Wood & Sharwoods, Original from: Library of Catalonia: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Specimen Book of Types. The Specimen Book of Types Cast at the Austin Foundry, by Wood & Sharwoods.

(London: Wood & Sharwoods, ). This volume has been digitized by Google from the Bibliothèqe de Catalogne copy. The icon here links to a local version of the Google Books scan. A Specimen of Printing Types Cast at Bell & Stephenson's Original British Letter Foundry, from Punches and Matrices Executed Under Their Direction.

By William Colman, Regulator, and Richard Austin, Punchcutter Item Preview. A Specimen of Printing Types: Cast at Bell & Stephenson's Original British Letter Foundry, from Punches and Matrices Executed Under Their Direction. By William Colman, Regulator, and Richard Austin, Punch-cutter, Volume 3.

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& R. Wood, at the Austin Letter Foundry, St Bride Library. Specimens of Printing Types. David W. Peat has reprinted a selection from the Cincinnati specimen book.

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Although Hansard was a careful writer, it is difficult to know how much reliance to place on his unsupported statement. Richard Austin, a professional punchcutter and engraver in London, cut types during the s for John Bell’s British Letter Foundry, and in he cut the ‘Porson’ Greek type for the University Press at Cambridge from the writing of the scholar Richard Porson.

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Fann Street Foundry (); Fry's Type Street Letter Foundry via merger of Sir Charles Reed & Sons in Sir Charles Reed & Sons historically purchased Edmund Fry & Son in via the William Thorowgood Foundry 'Letter Foundry to His Majesty' which changed the Company name three times: Thorowgood and Besley ; Robert Besley & Co ; till it was Reed & Fox in.

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Many typefaces from the pre-digital past have been reinvented for use on computers and mobile devices, while other new font. This is a first attempt on my part to compile (and make available) a comprehensive list of wood type specimen catalogs{1} that currently exists as facsimiles or digital copies that are freely or more readily accessible than the rare originals.

This compilation focuses exclusively on wood type manufacturers and their distribution partners and hopefully can move beyond the limited focus of. In any case, the type now exists at St Bride Library in 17 According to James Moran, Stephen Austin & Sons dealt with two foundries in London who cast Oriental types: Fann Street Foundry and.

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Biographies of the Austin family and a bibliography of over titles illustrated by the Austins with wood engravings. The complete Imperial Letter-Foundry specimen is included as well as pages from Scottish founders Wilson & Miller showing the Scotch types, the Greek types of Cambridge and a previously unrecorded specimen of George Cawthorn showing the “Bell” types at their peak.The type-casting profession went largely extinct in the s after decades of slow decline.

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