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Barnhart Brothers & Spindler / Type faces, border designs, typecast ornaments, brass rule, superior specialties, machines and materials, cabinet equipment
([1925])

Body types,   pp. 17-36


Page 19

MODERN ROMAN NO. 80 AND ITALIC
12 Point                             Roman 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof  Italic 5 or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily readable, because the eye
has difficulty in locating the line following. The larger the body and wider the fa
ce, the longer the line may be and meet the requirement of readability. When
the eye is focused for reading small type, the focus, and the sense of the readin
g matter, may be lost if there is a wide expanse to skip over in going to the start
of the next line. For the ordinary book page of about twenty-three ems wide, ei
ght-point is the smallest type that should be used; even this should be a fat fac
e, and the lines should be opened with leads. Your attention having now been di
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8 Point   Roman 20 Pounds  Italic 5 or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is
not easily readable, because the eye has dif
ficulty in locating the line following. The
larger the body and wider the face, the lon
ger the line may be and meet the requireme
nt of readability. When the eye is focuse
d for reading small type, the focus, and th
e sense of the reading matter, may be lost if
there is a wide expanse to skip over in goin
g to the start of the next line. For the ordin
ary book page of about twenty-three ems w
ide, eight-point is the smallest type that sh
ould be used; even this should be a fat face,
Remember that a long line of small type is no
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7 Point   Roman 20 Pounds  Italic Sor 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not
easily readable, because the eye has difficulty in
locating the line following. The larger the bod
y and wider the face, the longer the line may be
and meet the requirement of readability. Whe
n the eye is focused for reading small type, thef
ocus, and the sense of the reading matter, may b
e lost if there is a wide expanse to skip over in g
oing to the start of the next line. For the ordin
ary book page of about twenty-three ems wide,
eight-point is the smallest type that should be
used; even this should be a fat face, and the line
s should be opened with leads. Your attention
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily r
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6 Point   Roman 20 Pounds  Italic 5or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily
readable, because the eye has difficulty in locating t
he line following. The larger the body and wider th
e face, the longer the line may be and meet the req
uirement of readability. When the eye is focused fo
r reading small type, the focus, and the sense of the
reading matter, may be lost if there is a wide expans
e to skip over in going to the start of the next line. F
or the ordinary book page of about twenty-three em
s wide, eight-point is the smallest type that should b
e used; even this should be a fat face, and the lines a
hould be opened with leads. Your attention having
now been directed to this important matter, you wil
1 be able to decide the limit of width for setting any
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily re
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10 Point Roman 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof Italic 5 or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not
easily readable, because the eye has difficulty
in locating the line following. The larger the b
ody and wider the face the longer the line may
be and meet the requirement of readability. W
hen the eye is focused for reading small type,
the focus, and the sense of the reading matter,
may be lost if there is a wide expanse to skip
over in going to the start of the next line. For
the ordinary book page of about twenty-three
Remember that a long line of small type is not ea
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9 on 10 Point Roman 20 lbs.,or multiple thereof Italic 5or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily
readable, because the eye has difficulty in locating
the line following. The larger the body and wider
the face, the longer the line may be and meet the req
uirement of readability. When the eye is focused fo
r reading small type, the focus, and the sense of the
reading matter, may be lost if there is a wideexpans
e to skip over in going to the start of the next line.
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily rea
abodefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
9 Point Roman 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof Italic 5 or 20 Pounds
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily
readable, because the eye has difficulty in locating
the line following. The larger the body and wider
the face, the longer the line may be and meet the req
uirement of readability. When the eye is focused fo
r reading small type, the focus, and the sense of the
reading matter, may be lost if there is a wide expans
e to skip over in going to the start of the next line.
For the ordinary book page of about twenty-three e
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily rea
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All sizes are set solid


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