Jubilee of the London Society of Compositors

Jubilee of the London Society of Compositors : A Brief Record of Events Prior to and Since Its Re-Establishment in 1848 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Jubilee of the London Society of Compositors: A Brief Record of Events Prior to and Since Its Re-Establishment in 1848 The sixth paragraph states that the reference made to the increased labour on newspapers, in consequence of the introduction of small letter, is unjust, is absurd, and we cannot understand how they could allow so unfounded a complaint to escape them. The proprietors have always paid, and paid smartly too, for this intro duction. The compositors have limited hours of em ployment, limited quantities of work, and they compose only one number of letters, whether small or large, agreeablv to the universal rule of the business. The eighth recommended that the false assertions, ground less complaints, and extravagant pretensions of the compositors should be met by a firm and determined resistance, and for fear that they (the compositors) should be intoxicated bv success to demand double12 London Society of Compositors. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 240g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243115865
  • 9780243115860