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Barnhart Brothers & Spindler / Pony specimen book and price list from Barnhart Bros. & Spindler, Incorporated: comprising a large variety of types, rules, borders, printing presses, paper and card cutters, bookbinding machinery, etc., together with valuable information to the craft
([1893] )

West old style,   pp. 38-41


Page 38

38   SUPERIOR COPPER-MIXED TYPE.
WEST OLD STYLE.
6 POINT OLD STYLE No. 20      (Nonpareil)
PRINTING iS the art of producing impressions, from characters or
figures, on paper or any other substance. There are several distinct
branches of this important art-as the printing of books with movabie
types, the prtinting of engraved copper and steel plates, and the taking
of impressions from stone, called lithographing. We have now to de-
scribe the printing of books or sheets with movable types, generally
called letter-press printing, and which may undoubtedly be esteemed
the greatest of all human inventions. The art of printing is of com-
paratively modern origin, only four hundred years having elapsed
since the first book was issued from the press; yet we have proofs
that the principles upon which it was ultimately developed existed
among the ancient Assyrian nations. Entire and undecayed bricks of the
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUJVWXYZ
1234567890      Lower case, a to z, 1534 ems.  12345t78Q'o
8 PoINT OLD STYLE NO. 20                     (Brevier)
PRINTING is the art of producing impressions, from
characters or figures, on paper or any other substance.
There are several distinct branches of this important art-
as the printing of books with movable types, the printing
of engraved copper and steel plates, and the taking of
impressions from stone, called lithographing. We have
now to describe the printing of books or sheets, with mov-
able types, generally called letter-press printing, and
which may undoubtedly be esteemed the greatest of all
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1234567890      Lower case, a to z, 1434 emos.  1234567890
D    ~    7    '9 POINT OLD STYLE NO. 20.      (Bourgeois)
PRINTING is the art of producing impressions, from
characters or figures, on paper or any other sub-
stance.   There are several distinct branches of this
important art-as the printing of books with mova-
ble types, the printing of engraved copper or steel
plates, and the taking of impressions from stone,
called lithographing. We have now to describe the
printing of books or sheets with movable types, gen-
erally called leller-#tress plrinting, and which may un-
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890         Loe .. ase.. a o , 104 ems.  1234567890
For prices of Body Type see page 4.


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