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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
CHELSEA CIRCULAR
18 POINT                               9A 30a $5 00
A CELEBRATED HISTORICAL WORK
MERITORIOUS RESEARCH
The vastness of the         universe must
render foolish the supposition that
this planet is the only inhabited $85
12 POINT                               12A 40a $300
LOCAL ABIDING OF A WORTHY AND TRUE CITIZEN
EVENTS SKETCHED FROM MEMORY
To my son Tor, I bequeath all right and title to the
Good Name which I injtenjd to leave behind me, and
any profit or renown which may be derived there-
from shall be for his sole benefit. To my daughter
Mary, I give all shares in the Comet-Tail Utilization
10 POINT                               18A 60a $3 50
MUSCULAR GENTLEMEN EXHIBIT GREATEST ENDURANCE
REMARKABLE CHARACTERISTIC METHOD
Health  is the soul that animates  all enjoyments  of life,
which fade, and are tasteless, if not dead, without it.  Marl
starves at the best and the greatest tables, males faces at
the most delicate wines, is old and impotent in seraglios of
the most sparlling beauties, is poor and wretched in the
midst of the greatest tteasures; with diseases, strength
8 POINT           24 A 80 a $4 50
ALL SCORING THE PRINTERS
CRAFT PUBLICATION
Does the printer read up irl his
professiorl as thoroughly as he
should? I should say not. It is
a deplorable fact, but neverthe-
less true, that, as a class, the
printers of this country do not
keep read up on the $23456
6 POINT             24 A 80 a $4 00
HABITS OF THE SLOUCHY PRINTER
GREAT ANNOYING EVILS
Numberless interesting experiments
are performed bycompositors in the
several processes of setting and dis-
tributing  type, that  may  be  justly
classified outside the pale of typo-
graphic tolerance. As long as the
offender is unnoticed or not dis-
covered in his mean habits, 17890


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