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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] )

West old style,   pp. 38-41


Page 40

40       SUPERIOR COPPER-MIXED TYPE.
POINT-SET OLD STYLE.
6 POINT OLD STYLE No. 40       (Nonpareil)
PRuTnIe 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 tyes, the
printing of engraved copper and steel plates, and the taking of impres-
sions 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 have proofs that the principles upon which
it was ultimately developed existed among the ancient Assyrian na-
tions.. Entire and undecayed bricks of the famed city and tower of Baby-
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890         Lower case, a to z, 15M ems.   123457890
8 POINT OLD STYLE No. 40         (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 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 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 comparative-
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890         Lower ease, a to z, 14X ems.  1234567890
9 POINT OLD STYLE No. 40                       (Bourgeois)
PRINTING is the art of producing impressions, from
characters or figures, on paper or any other sub-
stance. There are several distinct branches of this
important art-as the printing of books with mov-
able 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, gen-
erally called letter-press printing, and which may
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1234567890       . Lower case, a to z, 14 1-0 ems.  1234567890
For prices of Body Type see page 4.


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