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Typographical printing-surfaces

the technology and mechanism of their production

by Lucien Alphonse Legros

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., printed by William Clowes & Sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant.
ContributionsGrant, John Cameron., William Clowes & Sons.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 732p., CIXp. of plates :
Number of Pages732
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17254231M


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Typographical Printing-surfaces: The Technology and Mechanism of Their Production Lucien Alphonse Legros, John Cameron Grant Longmans, Green and Company, - Printing - pages.

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In England the copyright status of this book is unknown. Having researched the literature of typography, typesetting, and type founding in the 19th century for several years, I would suggest that the most authoritative work summing up and analyzing those aspects of Typographical printing-surfaces book technology during that crucial period in which the advances of the Industrial Revolution were applied to book production, is Lucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant's Typographical Printing-Surfaces.

Reluctantly I must part with my copy of Legros & Grant’s “Typographical Printing Surfaces”. Published in by Longmans, Green & Co.,of London. A fabulous book that covers many facets of, Type Founding, early attempts of Line Casting Machines,Composing Machines, Legibility, et.

A comprehensive and scholarly treatise on all aspects of typographical printing surfaces and the processes and mechanisms of their production with the goal of making it the standard text book. Typographical Printing-surfaces: the Technology and Mechanism of their Production.

By L. Legros J. Grant. certainly as a work of reference on its subject the book will be found most. Having researched the literature of typography, typesetting, and type founding in the 19th century for several years, I would suggest that the most authoritative work summing up and analyzing those aspects of printing technology during that crucial period in which the advances of the Industrial Revolution were applied to book production, is Lucien Alphonse Legros and Typographical printing-surfaces book Cameron Grant's.

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Letterpress Printing, a manual for modern fine press printers Paul Maravelas's sourcebook for beginning and intermediate letterpress printers. Published by Oak Knoll Books in In an encyclopedic review of printing technologies, Typographical Printing Surfaces, was published by Lucien A.

Legros and John C. Grant. This book contained a detailed description and analysis of the Paige compositor, with diagrams, which debunked the misinformation presented by. As books are most often printed with proportional fonts, cpp of a given font is usually a fractional number. For example, an point font (like Helvetica) may have cpp, [5] [6] thus a 5-inch (pica) line of a usual octavo-sized (6×8 in) book page would contain around 72 characters (including spaces).imperial/US units: 1/6 in.

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Book Production in the Industrial Revolution: Origins of Mass Media. The First Book Printed on Machine-Made Paper, the First Book Printed on a Stanhope Press, & the First Book Printed by the Foulis & Tilloch Method of Stereotyping, as Improved by Earl Stanhope "Typographical Printing Surfaces": Documenting & Analyzing 19th Century.

Whatever Happened to the Paige Typesetter. According to Mark Twain scholar, R. Kent Rasmussen in his reference book Mark Twain A to Z, Paige assembled two working model is now in Hartford, Connecticut at the Mark Twain House and available for public viewing. His model was donated to Cornell University and was later donated to a scrap metal drive during World War II.

Movable type (US English; moveable type in British English) is the system and technology of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document (usually individual alphanumeric characters or punctuation marks) usually on the medium of paper.

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The Printers' Price List. A Manual for the Use of Clerks and Book-keepers in Job Printing Offices. New York: Francis Hart and Co., De Vinne, Theodore Low, Title-Pages as Seen by a Printer, with numerous Illustrations in Facsimile and some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books.

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Results of analysis of 18th- and 19th-century printers’ type suggest complex relationships among technology, print culture, capitalism, standardization, and both explicit and implicit meanings of material culture.

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Learning Outcomes Students will acquire a broad understanding of the history of print matrices/printing surfaces, as distinct from the histories of graphic art and book illustrations. Patent Models in the Graphic Arts Collection THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY.

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The Old Style faces of Miller & Richard, reportedly cut by punchcutter Alexander Phemister, were made in imitation of earlier styles of typeface, particularly the.

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