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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] )

Specimens of newspaper and book faces,   pp. 15-21


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3pecimens of Newuspaper an6  3ooh Saes
Cast from Superior Copper-Mixed Metal by Br hart Bros. & Spindlr, Chio.
9 PONT No.86  (Bourg.)             9 POINT No. 7  (Bour!g.)             9 POINT No. 10 (Bourg.)
PRINTING is the art of producing im-  PRINTING is the art of producing im-  PINTING is the art of producing im-
pressions, from charaeters or figures, on pressions, from characters or figures, on pressions, from characters or igures,
paper or any other substance. There are paper or any other substance. There on paper or any other substanice.
several distinct branches of this impor- are several distinct branches of this im- There are several distinct branches of
tant art-as the printing of books with portant art-as the printing of books this important art-as the printing of
mnovable types, the printing of engraved with movable types, the printing of en- books with movable types, theprinting
copper and steel plates, and the taking of graved copper and steel plates, and the of engraved copper and steel plates,
impressions from stone, called lithograph- taking of impressions from stone, called and the taking of impressions from
ing. We have now to d.escribe the print- lithographing. We have now to de- stone, called lithographing. We have
ing of books or sheets withinovable types, scribe the printing of books or sheets now to describethe printingof books or
generally called letter-press printing and with movable types, generally called sheets with movable types, generally
which may undoubtedly be esteemed the letter-press printing, and which may un- called letter-press printing, and which
greatest of all human inventions. The doubtedly be esteemed the greatest of may undoubtedly be esteemed the
art of printing is of comparatively modern all human inventions. Theartofprint- greatest of all human inventions. The
origin, only four hundred years having ing is of comparatively modern origin, art of printing is of comparatively
elapsed since the first book was issued only four hundred years having elapsed modernorigin, only four hundredyears
from the press;- yet we have proofs that since the first book was issued from the having elapsed since the first book was
the principles upon which it was ulti- press; yet we have proofs that the prin- issued from the press; yet we have
mately developed existed among the an- ciples upon which it was ultimately de- proofs that the principles upon which it
c?ent Assy?ian nations. Entire and un- veloped ex'isted among the ancient Assyria  was qltimately developed e isted among
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