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"[...]will often call for extra "sorts." For these and other peculiar kinds of composition extra quantities of some characters, as well as other material, must be provided. Ordinary roman and other faces used in large quantities are measured by weight. The proportion of letters in a 100-pound font, showing the proportions of each character, is given on the next page. Miscellaneous faces used in small quantities are put up in fonts containing a certain number of each letter, the size of the font being designated by the number of capital A's and lower-case a's it contains. Scheme for 15-A 30-a Job Font of 12-Point[4] CAPITALS A 15 B 6 C 10 D 8 E 18 F 7 G 7 H 8 I 15 J 5 K 5 L 10 M 8 N 15 O 15 P 8 Q 3 R 15 S 15 T 15 U 8 V 5 W 6 X 3 Y 6 Z 3 & 6 LOWER-CASE a 30 b 12 c 16 d 18 e 40 f 12 g 12 h 20 i 30 j 8 k 8 l 20 m 16 n 30 o 30 p 12 q 6 r 30 s 30 t 30 u 16 v 8 w 12 x 6 y 12 z 6 fi 3 fl 3 ff 3 ffi 2 ffl 2[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507533713
  • 9781507533710