Printing Art Volume 17

Printing Art Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...else obtainable. But now! think of using such furniture in an up-to-date office. Yet, thousands are still sold; we make them and they are sold to printers at close to cost, but it is the most expensive investment a printer can make. These articles will cost the printer from $5.00 to $10.00 each at the start. Every Common Stand and Square Leg Stone Frame will cost him more than that each year--in waste of space, 50% to 100%, in loss of composing-room labor, 25% to 50%. A modern Composing-room Cabinet will cost the printer from $75.00 to $90.00 net, but that's the end of it. Such a piece of furniture will not assess the printer each year several times the cost in loss of floor space and labor. On the other hand, it pays him dividends amounting to about 100% of cost each year. A printer will pay several hundred dollars for a press--one man works at it. He pays the price because there is no press obtainable at $5.00 to $10.00 that will do the work. Yet he will pay $5.00 for a Common Stand and $10.00 for a Square Leg Stone Frame--each article accommodating two workmen, and the printer will congratulate himself that he is economizing. There are thousands of printing-office proprietors who will tell the superintendent that the composing-room equipment is good enough. The superintendent usually knows better. These printers need a bomb to awaken them from their Rip Van Winkle sleep. Many of them will see the light a little late in the game. Hundreds of composing-rooms have already been re-equipped. Each day sees a new convert to the idea of modernized composing-room furniture. A VITAL FORCE IN COST REDUCTION If you are interested, fill out the attached coupon and send it to us, or to your dealer, ask for a copy of "Composing-room...show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881699
  • 9781236881694