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2 edition of Monotype faces. found in the catalog.

Monotype faces.

Monotyping Service Limited.

Monotype faces.

by Monotyping Service Limited.

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Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination[4],72p. ;
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL19449755M

Monotype Library - a vital collection of over typefaces that are widely recognized as some of the most important typefaces ever developed. Monotype Classic fonts are renowned by book publishers for their integrity in print, and provide the highest quality for on-screen display for electronic publications. Learn more about Font Libraries. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers a bit soiled. Very Good. This volume is a type specimen book showing Linotype and Monotype faces available from this Saint Paul-based publishing house. (Inventory #: GG).

The early Linotype and Monotype faces, like the foundry faces they imitated, were weak and poor. The first significant face cut especially for mechanical composition appeared in , when a new face based upon the old-style types of Caslon was produced for The Imprint, a short-lived periodical for the printing trade published by Gerard. The italic, like most continental modern faces, has roman serifs. Monotype Bodoni provides a clear-cut effect due to its simplicity. It reproduces well, particularly in sizes over 12pt. This font is slightly darker than Bauer Bodoni. The contrast makes Monotype Bodoni appear more condensed.

About this Item: Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Philadelphia, PA, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Very Good hardcover in black boards. Published as a catalogue of type faces offered by Lanston Monotype Machine Co. General shelf wear and aging to the exterior. The first page has tape along the top and bottom edges. For sale we have this large and amazing Linotype Faces Specimen red book. It is a thorough and fascinating compendium. It was published by Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Brooklyn, New York. There is no publication date. We estimate it to be approximately c. The book measures 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" and just over 2 1/2" Rating: % positive.


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The Monotype Studio offers a suite of services that help the world’s leading brands design, define and express their voice through type.

Case studies. Fashion-forward fonts for H&M. The H&M custom font family speaks stylishly across all brand communications— from large. The Monotype Specimen Monotype faces. book of Type Faces: A Complete Catalog of Matrices Made for Use With the Monotype Composing Machine, and With Type and Rule Caster (Classic Reprint) [Company, Lanston Monotype Machine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Monotype Specimen Book of Type Faces: A Complete Catalog of Matrices Made for Use With the Monotype 4/5(1). The Monotype Specimen Book of Type Faces from was published in loose-leaf format.

(I have not examined a physical copy, and you cannot tell this from the page images as scanned by Google, but it is clear from references in the text to insertable/inserted pages that this is so.) 2. rows  Monotype Metal Type Faces Based on information in the Specimen Book of 'Monotype'.

LE BOOK NEW YORK. BROADWAY #; NEW YORK, NY ; Phone [email protected]. A Composite Specimen of Lanston Monotype Faces.

By at leastLanston Monotype was publishing its specimen books in loose-leaf format. Because of the flexibility of this format, there is no such thing as a "standard" Lanston specimen book for most of the 20th century.

Each individual copy potentially differs from all others. Sumner Stone, who designed the original faces inrecently collaborated with Delve Withrington and Jim Wasco of Monotype Imaging to update the family of faces that bears his name. Sumner was the lead designer and project director for the full-blown reworking – and his own greatest critic.

Monotype Library. Slate. Egyptian Slate. Egyptian Slate Book. Egyptian Slate™ font family Designed by Rod McDonald in Just as the camera adds weight to human faces, serifs can add weight to typographic faces.

Rod McDonald trimmed and adjusted his new Egyptian Slate design as it emerged from its sans serif predecessor, the Slate typeface.

LINOTYPE FACES ONE LINE SPECIMENS BOOK Mergenthaler Linotype Co Brooklyn NY. $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - LINOTYPE FACES ONE LINE SPECIMENS BOOK Mergenthaler Linotype Co Brooklyn NY. STAR PARTS Co., Hackensack, NJ. The growing popularity of grotesque typefaces meant that many new sans serif analogues were published in the early 20th century.

Setting machines were not compatible with each other but all foundries wanted to offer up-to-date fonts, and as a result numerous different typeface families appeared that seem almost identical at first glance and yet go their separate ways with regard to details.

"Lanston Monotype Machine Company was founded by Tolbert Lanston in Washington D.C., USA, in Lanston had a patented mechanical method of punching out metal types from cold strips of metal which were set (hence typesetting) into a matrix for the printing press. Today our Monotype machines cast type from 8-to point.

With over accented matrices, we can offer metal type in any number of languages. This represents the most extensive collection of classic English Monotype book faces in the United States. Fat faces returned to some popularity in the twentieth century, in the UK as part of the Victoriana style promoted by John Betjeman and others in the s.

Post-nineteenth century fat face fonts include: Ultra Bodoni by Morris Fuller Benton at American Type Founders. Falstaff by Monotype. The monotype specimen book of type faces.

A complete catalog of matrices made for use with the monotype composing machine and with type & rule caster. Monotype, in printmaking, a technique that generally yields only one good impression from each prepared pes are prized because of their unique textural qualities.

They are made by drawing on glass or a plate of smooth metal or stone with a greasy substance such as printer’s ink or oil paint. Then the drawing is pressed by hand onto a sheet of absorbent paper or is printed on an.

'Monotype' display faces Unknown Binding See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Manufacturer: Monotype Corp.

There, he designed faces for Monotype, produced a typeface and designed covers for Fanfare Press, and then embarked on a year career at the publisher Faber and Faber ( to ), where he designed over 1, book covers.

In later years, he added weights and reworked some of his earlier typefaces, but largely illustrated and lettered by. Bembo is a serif typeface created by the British branch of the Monotype Corporation in – and most commonly used for body is a member of the "old-style" of serif fonts, with its regular or roman style based on a design cut around by Francesco Griffo for Venetian printer Aldus Manutius, sometimes generically called the "Aldine roman".

Content Summary: On the choice of typefaces; The advantages of printing from type; A comparison of various Monotype book faces. Volume 32 No. Content Summary: A sketch of the origin and growth of the printing craft in Yorkshire; Some typographic questions; Signor Silvio Massini –.

The Monotype Baskerville font family is a transitional serif created by the Monotype Design Studio in It was one of several revivals that appeared du. Typography Specimen Book: Specimen Book of Linotype Faces By Mergenthaler Linotype Company Brooklyn, New York Robust compilation of typefaces, designs, and fonts.

Drukkerij Printing Works Monotype Specimen Book Linotype Typography Type. Linotype Faces One-Line Specimens Mergenthaler Typography Supplemen.The Monotype Corporation is home to some of the most popular and influential typefaces ever created, including Times New Roman, Arial and Gill of these typeface designs were created under the direction of Stanley Morison, the famous British Typographer.

This font library, developed over the last years, is known for its depth and strength in book printing and newspaper publishing.Monotyping is a type of printmaking made by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface.

The surface, or matrix, was historically a copper etching plate, but in contemporary work it can vary from zinc or glass to acrylic image is then transferred onto a sheet of paper by pressing the two together, usually using a printing-press.