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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 36

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CASLON CLEARFACE AND ITALIC
18 Point                            Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small type is not ea
sily readable, because the eye has difficulty in loc
ating the line following. The larger the body and
wider the face, the longer the line may be and m
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 readab1
e, because the eye has difficulty in locating the line following.
The larger the body and wider the face, the longer the line ma
y be and meet the requirement of readability. When the eye
is focused for reading small type, the focus, and the sense of t
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily readable, beca
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
12 Point      Roman or Italic 20 Pounds, or multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small typ
e is not easily readable, because the eye
has difficulty in locating the line follow
ing. The larger the body and wider the f
ace, the longer the line may be and mee
t the requirement of readability. When
the eye is focused for reading small typ
Remember that a long line of small type is
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
10 Point      Roman or Italic 2U Pounds, or multiplc thereof
Remember that a long line of small type is no
t easily readable, because the eye has difficult
y in locating the line following. The larger the
body and wider the face, the longer the line m
ay be and meet the requirement of readability.
When the eye is focused for reading small typ
e, the focus, and the sense of the reading matt
Remember that a long line of small type is not easi
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
8 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 di
ficulty in locating the line following. The I
arger the body and wider the face, the long
er the line may be and meet the requireme
nt of readability. When the eye is focused f
or reading small type, the focus, and the se
nse of the reading matter, may be lost if th
ere is a wide expanse to skip over in going
to the start of the next line. For the ordina
ry book page of about twenty-three ems w
Remember that a long line of small type is not
abcdefghijklmnopqrstu vwxVZ
6 Point Roman or Italic 20 Pound-, or multiple thereof
Remember that a long line of small type is not easi
ly readable, because the eye has difficulty in locatin
g the line following. The larger the body and wider
the face, the longer the line may be and meet the re
quirement of readability. When the eye is focused f
or reading small type, the focus, and the sense of th
e reading matter, may be lost if there is a wide expa
nse to skip over in going to the start of the next line.
For the ordinary book page of about tweoty-three e
ms wide, eight-point is the smallest type that shoul
d be used; even this should be a fat face, and the lin
es should be opened with leads. Your attention hav
Remember that a long line of small type is not easily
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
All sizes are 1 Point leaded. NOTE-Caslon Clearface Italic is non-kerning
Spaces and Quads not included in above listed Fonts, but should be ordered separately-5 Pounds assorted to each 20 Pounds of type
Showing all Characters of the Series
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ&                         .,'-:;!?() []-  fffiffiflffl $1234567890
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ&                              '-:;!?    $1234567890
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
For this series in Job Fonts and Larger Sizes
see "Job Tpes "Section
11
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