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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] )

Herald series,   pp. 30-37


Page 36

36     SUPERIOR COPPER-MIXED TYPE.
It POINT OLD STYLE                  (Small Pica)
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 cop-
per 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 print-
ing, and which ray 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
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890    Lowercase, atoz, 12% ers.  1234567890
11 POINT OLD STYLE NO. 9            (Small Pica)
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 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
comparatively modern origin, only four hundred
years having elapsed since the first book was issued
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890     Lower cse, a to z, 12M ems.  1234567890
For prices of Body Type see page 4.


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