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Specimens of Monotype

Lanston Monotype Machine Company.

Specimens of Monotype

type faces, borders, ornaments, rules.

by Lanston Monotype Machine Company.

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Published by Lanston Monotype Company in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Company.,
  • Type and type-founding -- Specimens -- Catalogs.,
  • Type ornaments -- Specimens -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMonotype specimens
    GenreSpecimens, Catalogs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23055016M

    Monotype. The Monotype Specimen Book of Type-Faces. A Complete Catalog of Matrices Made for Use with The Monotype Composing Machine Type & Rule Caster. Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Monsen. The Monsen Type Manual, Lithographed on the Offset Press. Chicago: Thormod Monsen & Son, Inc.,   Specimens of linotype, monotype, and hand type in use in the book composing room of the Trow Directory, Printing and Bookbinding Company. by Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company.. Published by Trow in New York.

    About this Item: The Monotype Corporation Limited, Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size: 4to. Bound in sewn mustard yellow paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Includes reproductions of: a portrait of Morison by Sir William Rothenstein, a handwriting sample, several photographs, and specimens. Monotype Bodoni provides a clear-cut effect due to its simplicity. It reproduces well, particularly in sizes over 12pt. This font is slightly darker than Bauer Bodoni. The contrast makes Monotype Bodoni appear more condensed.

    Image 7 of Specimens of type faces in the United States Government printing Office. ALPHABETICAL INDEX Name of Type Case No. Linotype Page No. Monotype Page No. Job Room Intertype Page No. Ludlow Page No. Foundry Type Page No. Gothic —Continued . Monotype Corporation. In , he visited the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp and left with ‘knowledge, hundreds of photographs, and stack of antique typeset specimens including a few examples of Robert Granjon's’. He gave this acquired material to the Monotype Drawing.


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Specimens of Monotype by Lanston Monotype Machine Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Specimen here calls the face "Bruce Old Style," but the various typeface and matrix information sections of the {MTF1} specimen book call it by the original Bruce foundry identification for this face, "Bruce Old Style, No.

20" (while still, of course, giving (Lanston Monotype) No. 31 as its series number). The Monotype Specimen Book of Type Faces: A Complete Catalog of Matrices Made for Use With the Monotype Composing Machine, and With Type and Rule Caster (Classic Reprint) [Company, Lanston Monotype Machine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Monotype Specimen Book of Type Faces: A Complete Catalog of Matrices Made for Use With the Monotype 4/5(1). Throughout the ’s and 80’s, we avoided buying the commercial scrap being dumped by the trade typesetting houses, and instead concentrated on acquiring only matrices of the classic English Monotype book faces.

Today our Monotype machines cast type Specimens of Monotype book 8-to point. With over accented matrices, we can offer metal type in any number. About this Item: n.p.(Lanston?), N.P.(Brooklyn?), Type Specimens (illustrator). small 4to.

plastic ring-bound, stiff paper covers, paper label on cover. (34) pages. Checklist of thirty-eight typefaces designed by Goudy for or available from Lanston, with Lanston nos.

and dates of the first Lanston cuttings, followed by Lanston specimen sheets for thirteen faces designed by Goudy and four. The monotype specimen book of type faces. A complete catalog of matrices made for use with the monotype composing machine and with type & rule caster Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This :   Above: Our specimen sheet proofs of Stephenson, Blake's Old Style No.

5 in 6-lines italic and lines roman. So there you have it, the latest Monotype type specimens and a nod to the Caslon and Stephenson, Blake foundries of old, via a little journey in to hot-metal and wood type.

Proof that printed specimens are still relevant and as beautiful to behold as they ever were. Type Specimens Monotype Specimen Book of Faces U.S.A., Monotype Printing Types (vol 1,2), Monotype Printing Types (vol 1,2), Monotype Composition Faces,48p. Monotype Display Faces, rev24p.

Monotype Display Faces, n.d. (pre ), 18p. Specimen Book of Monotype Non-Latin Faces, "Lanston Monotype Machine Company was founded by Tolbert Lanston in Washington D.C., USA, in Lanston had a patented mechanical method of punching out metal types from cold strips of metal which were set (hence typesetting) into a matrix for the printing press.

The numbers mentioned below are from the English "specimen-blades", four editions of the booklets "Monotype book of information", and some additional information from the London Type Museum.

In the s many Monotype fonts were discontinued. Garamond is a group of many serif typefaces, named for sixteenth-century Parisian engraver Claude Garamond, generally spelled as Garamont in his lifetime).Garamond-style typefaces are popular and particularly often used for book printing and body text.

Garamond's types followed the model of an influential typeface cut for Venetian printer Aldus Manutius by his punchcutter Francesco Griffo in. A Composite Specimen of Lanston Monotype Faces.

By at leastLanston Monotype was publishing its specimen books in loose-leaf format. Because of the flexibility of this format, there is no such thing as a "standard" Lanston specimen book for most of the 20th century.

Each individual copy potentially differs from all others. Monotype’s designers used antique books and specimen material set with Aldus’ original fonts as the basis for their Bembo revival in the s. The first phototypesetting and digital versions were based on hot metal 9-point drawings.

Specimens of Linotype Monotype and Hand on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Specimens of Linotype Monotype and Hand: : Books Format: Paperback. Specimens of linotype, monotype, and hand type in use in the book composing room of the Trow Directory, Printing and Bookbinding Company by Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company.

Helvetica® Now is a new chapter in the story of perhaps the best-known typeface of all time. Available in three optical sizes—Micro, Text, and Display—every character in Helvetica Now has been redrawn and refit; with a variety of useful alternates has everything we love about Helvetica and everything we need for typography today.

This is not a revival. Monotype Corporation Limited, The () Specimen book of 'Monotype' rules, borders, figures, etc, Redhill, The Monotype Corporation. Monotype Corporation Limited, The () Specimens of the typefaces, borders, ornaments, rules & other material cast on 'Monotype' type composing & casting machines, London, The Monotype Corporation Limited.

Type specimens are the answer. The problem is, comprehensive type specimens aren’t as readily available as they used to be. Nowadays it takes a little digging to turn up the information you need. Here’s how: Foundry printed specimens. Some type foundries offer specimen books, catalogs, brochures and.

A specimen book from the Boston Type Foundry published infor instance, offers an important example of a city foundry specimen book prior to its merger with the ATF by the close of the nineteenth century.

Specimens of Monotype from the Plimpton Press by Plimpton Press. Call Number: ZP z. Publication Date: Specimens of Type Faces in the U.S.

Government Printing Office. Specimen Book of Monotype Faces Showing All Fonts and Number of Matrices for Each Character. Style Manual (,) Style Manual (pre) Type Books. A great many of our border & ornament matrices were displayed in our specimen book.

Others matrices then overlooked are now being cast & proofed for a future specimen book. The list below represents the listing and is as up-to-date and as comprehensive as possible.

The monotype specimen book of type faces A complete catalog of matrices made for use with the monotype composing machine and with type & rule caster. by Lanston Monotype Machine Company. Published by Lanston Monotype Machine Company in Philadelphia.Monotype Specimen Books.

Browse by category; All classified ads () For sale or trade () 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.Get this from a library!

The Western type book; analysed specimens of monotype, linotype and intertype faces suitable for bookwork and available at Western Printing Services, Bristol.

[Western Printing Services, Ltd.].