The Practical Printer Volume 7-8

The Practical Printer Volume 7-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...smaller than the old and not quite so easy to read at nights. However, the appearance is very much better, and we congratulate you on the same. Trent Printing Co. NEW GASLON SERIES 17a 8A, $3.25 18-FoiNT New CASLON L. C. $1.70, C. $1.56 MR. GASLON DIED, MUCH REspected, at Bethnal Green on January 23rd, 1766, aged 74, and was buried in the churchyard of St. Luke's, in which 24a 12A, $3.00 14 POINT Sew Caslon L. C. $1.55, C. $1.45 PARISH ALL OF HIS FOUNDRIES WERE situated. The monument to his memory, kept in repair by bequest of his daughter, Mrs. Hanby, is thus briefly inscribed: --"W. Caslon, Esquire, ob. 23rd Jan., 1766, aetat 74." A life-size portrait 30a 15A, $2.75 12-POINT NEW CASLON L. C. $1.45, C. $1.30 OF HIM BY KYTE IS PRESERVED AT GHISWELL Street, representing him holding in his hand the famous Specimen Sheet of 1734. William Caslon II. issued the year of his father's death a Specimen in small quarto bearing his own name, and containing the same fonts as those 34a 17A, $2.50 10-Ponra New Caslon L. C. $1.25, C. 1.2B EXHIBITED IN THE 1764 BOOK, COPIES OF WHICH HE continued to circulate, erasing the words "and Son" from the titlepage and advertisement with pen and ink. This specimen, consisting of thirty-eight leaves, was again reprinted in 1770 by Luckome in his History of Printing, of which work it occupies pages 134 to 173 42a 21A, $2.25 8-POINT NEW CASLON L., C. $1.15, C. (1.10 ABOUT THE YEAR 1768 THE CHISWELL STREET FOUNDRY WAS CALLED upon to supply a Syric font for the Oxford University Press, and Caslon produced the Long Primer Syric which occurs in his subsequent specimens. He had previously supplied the University with a Long Primer Hebrew, and the old ledgers of the foundry show that numerous transactions of a...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488806
  • 9781236488800