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American Type Founders Company / Desk book: specimens of type, borders & ornaments, brass rules & electrotypes: catalogue of printing machinery and materials, wood goods, etc.
(1899)

[Specimens of type and price list],   pp. 14-536 PDF (112.9 MB)


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AMERICAN TYPE FOUNDERS COMPANY
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18 POINT                                 Card  nt 8 A  16a $3 15
ir ar FInt 32 A  112 a $16 75
Wherea5, on the 18th day of May, 1897, T[homa5
Fiddlefaddle va5 found near t e Public Mall; 5itting
a,5tride a ferice, and ther renained whittling a pine
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WAVERLY CIRCULAR
1r 1-,nt 10A  20a $300
12 POINT                               Lirular Fon t 30A  140a $1425
PCULIAlNITIS        INIME   ITED
Man is a nomad, In his natural state, before he
was hampered by the conventionalities of society,
or the demands of trade and commerce, he had
wandered aimlessly from hither to yon. Where he
pitched his tepee or skin-covered hovel, there was
10 POINT                                 CardI 1,-t 12 A  24 a $3 10
Circular Ft-   36A  150 a $13 85
ANCIENTS ORGANIZE EXPEDITIONS
The spirit of penetrating into unknown countries and
sailing trackless seas led the Egyptians nearly three
thousand years before Christ to build quaint vessels,
the prows of which they decorated with handsomely
carved images of goddesses, whose smiles they often
sought upon their explorations. It led the Norsemen
8 POINT                                  Card Font 14A 30a $3 00
Circular Fnt 40A  160a $10 85
ENTRIUSIASTIC POPULATION DESC1I5ED
There is) perhaps5 no nation in which the inborn instinct to travel
is stronger than in the American, Go where you will, you find the
country is webbed with railroads, and the stations and trains filled
with an ever-restless throng, Stand upon the wharves and see the
ocean steamers leave, their decks crowded with tourists and the
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