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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 20

12 Point      Roman or Italic 20 Poundsor multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small type
is not easily readable, because the eye ha
s difficulty in locating the line following.
The larger the body and wider the face,
the longer the line may be and meet the
requirement of readability. When the ey
Remember that a long line ofsmall type is
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
10 Point      Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
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 requirement of readability. Whe
n the eye is focused for reading small type, the
focus, and the sense of the reading matter, ma
Remember that a long line of small type is not ea
abedefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
S Point Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small type is
not easily readable, because the eye has diff
iculty in locating the line following. The lar
ger the body and wider the face, the longer
the line may be and meet the requirement of
readability. When the eye is focused for re
ading 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 st
art of the next line. For the ordinary book
Remember that a long line of small type is
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
6 Point Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily re
adable, 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 requirement of rea
dability. When the eye is focused for reading small typ
e, the focus, and the sense of the reading matter, may b
e lost if there is a wide expanse to skip over in going to
the start of the next line. For the ordinary book page o
f about twenty-three ems wide, eight-point is the sma
llest type that should be used; even this should be a fa
t face and the lines should be opened with leads. Your
attention having now been directed to this important
Remember that a long line ofsmall type is not easily rea
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Sizes 6 to 12 Point inclusive are 1 Point leaded; 14 and 18 Point are 2 Point leaded
Spaces and Quads not included in above listed Fonts, but should be ordered separately-5 Pounds assorted to each 20 Poundsof type
Small Caps are made only in sizes 6 to 12 Point inclusive
Showing all Characters of the Series
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ&              abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzece            ff fiffififfl
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ&                           .,'-:;!? iffifflflfi $1234567890
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
For this nedles in Job Fonts and Larger Sizes
CENTURY ROMAN AND ITALIC
18 Point                           Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
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 the
face, the longer the line may be and meet the requir
Remember that a long line of small type is not easil
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
14 Point                           Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
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 requirement of readability. When the eye is focu
sed for reading small type, the focus, and the sense of the readi
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily readable,
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
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