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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] )

Point-set roman,   pp. 22-29


Page 22

22       SUPERIOR COPPER-MIXED TYPE.
POINT-SET ROMAN.
I6 POINT NO. 80           (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 ofbookswithmovable
types, the printing of engra'ved copperand steel plates, and the taking
of impressions from stone, called lithographing. We have now tode-
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 eristed
among the ancient Assyrlan nations. Entire and undecayed bricks
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7 POINT No. 80                                      (Minion)
PRNTING is the art of producing impressions, from charac-
ters 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 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
comparatively modern origin, only four hundred years having
elapsed since the first book was issued from the press; yet we
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123,567890        Lowercase, a toe, 152-7 ems.   123457890
8 POINT No. 30               (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 print-
ing 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
human inventions. The art of printing is of compara-
tively modern origin, only four hundred years having
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For prices of Body Type see page 4.


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