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Typographical printing-surfaces

the technology and mechanism of their production

by Lucien Alphonse Legros

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., printed by William Clowes & Sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant.
ContributionsGrant, John Cameron., William Clowes & Sons.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 732p., CIXp. of plates :
Number of Pages732
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17254231M

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The Printers' Price List. A Manual for the Use of Clerks and Book-keepers in Job Printing Offices. New York: Francis Hart and Co., De Vinne, Theodore Low, Title-Pages as Seen by a Printer, with numerous Illustrations in Facsimile and some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books. New York: Grolier Club,   In Legros & Grant published their classic printers handbook Typographical Printing-Surfaces. In a small section in the middle of the book they advocate spelling reform for a different reason than most. There have been many calls for spelling reform for the English language. The problem is that there are roughly 45 sounds in the.

  Abstract. This article investigates the beginnings of Arabic typographic composition with typesetting machinery. It discusses different claims in literature of the first instance of mechanical composition and juxtaposes them with findings from original research in archives of typesetting machinery manufacturers active at the beginning of the twentieth : Titus Nemeth. taken from a book (L. A. Legros & J. C. Grant, /Typographical Printing-Surfaces/ (London: Longmans, Green )), giving "the ordinary fount of characters" which has "Commercial Signs" in a row @ [per] lb / £ $ % + - × ÷ = In that listing it is definitely upper case, in the sense that it extends from the top of the l and b to below the.


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Typographical Printing-surfaces: The Technology and Mechanism of Their Production Lucien Alphonse Legros, John Cameron Grant Longmans, Green and Company, - Printing - pages.

Typographical Printing-Surfaces: The Technology and Mechanism of their Production Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. In the USA (where this present digital reprint is published), this book is in the public domain due to the expiration of all possible copyright.

In England the copyright status of this book is unknown. Having researched the literature of typography, typesetting, and type founding in the 19th century for several years, I would suggest that the most authoritative work summing up and analyzing those aspects of printing technology during that crucial period in which the advances of the Industrial Revolution were applied to book production, is Lucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant's Typographical Printing-Surfaces.

Reluctantly I must part with my copy of Legros & Grant’s “Typographical Printing Surfaces”. Published in by Longmans, Green & Co.,of London. A fabulous book that covers many facets of, Type Founding, early attempts of Line Casting Machines,Composing Machines, Legibility, et.

A comprehensive and scholarly treatise on all aspects of typographical printing surfaces and the processes and mechanisms of their production with the goal of making it the standard text book.

Typographical Printing-surfaces: the Technology and Mechanism of their Production. By L. Legros J. Grant. certainly as a work of reference on its subject the book will be found most. Having researched the literature of typography, typesetting, and type founding in the 19th century for several years, I would suggest that the most authoritative work summing up and analyzing those aspects of printing technology during that crucial period in which the advances of the Industrial Revolution were applied to book production, is Lucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant's.

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The Paige Compositor Twain, Paige and the Machine that Destroyed Them in their classic, Typographical Printing-Surfaces, said it was “the formost example of cam mechanism ever produced in the United States.” However, Albert Paine, Twain’s official biographer, called it “a remorseless Frankenstein monster.” His book royalties.

Legros, Lucien Alphonse, and John Cameron Grant, Typographical Printing-Surfaces The Technology and Mechanism of their Production. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., Ludlow Typograph Company, Confidential Information forLudlow Salesmen.

Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Company, McGrew, Mac, American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century. Auctioneer: National Book Auctions, Books-on-Books, Antique Folios, Fine Bindings, Date: February 10th, GMT, Location: Ithaca, NY, United States.

Typographical printing-surfaces: the technology and mechanism of their production / (London, New York [etc.]: Longmans, Green and Co., ), by Lucien Alphonse Legros and John Cameron Grant (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Legros and J. Grant, Typographical printing surfaces.

London, London, More often cited than read, this work is full of accounts of composing machines of the early 20th century and of the making of type generally at its date. An e-journal for the book binder and book artist.

The Legacy Press A small publishing firm specializing in books about the printing, paper, and book arts. Letterpress Printing, a manual for modern fine press printers Paul Maravelas's sourcebook for beginning and intermediate letterpress printers.

Published by Oak Knoll Books in In an encyclopedic review of printing technologies, Typographical Printing Surfaces, was published by Lucien A. Legros and John C. Grant. This book contained a detailed description and analysis of the Paige compositor, with diagrams, which debunked the misinformation presented by.

As books are most often printed with proportional fonts, cpp of a given font is usually a fractional number. For example, an point font (like Helvetica) may have cpp, [5] [6] thus a 5-inch (pica) line of a usual octavo-sized (6×8 in) book page would contain around 72 characters (including spaces).imperial/US units: 1/6 in.

Typographical Printing Surfaces. London: Longmans, Green and Co., This book is undated, but probably dates to around (The latest two machines it mentions are the English Mo introduced inand the A-P-L, introduced in America by As ofif this volume was published beforethen as an anonymous corporate.

Book Production in the Industrial Revolution: Origins of Mass Media. The First Book Printed on Machine-Made Paper, the First Book Printed on a Stanhope Press, & the First Book Printed by the Foulis & Tilloch Method of Stereotyping, as Improved by Earl Stanhope "Typographical Printing Surfaces": Documenting & Analyzing 19th Century.Whatever Happened to the Paige Typesetter?

According to Mark Twain scholar, R. Kent Rasmussen in his reference book Mark Twain A to Z, Paige assembled two working model is now in Hartford, Connecticut at the Mark Twain House and available for public viewing.

His model was donated to Cornell University and was later donated to a scrap metal drive during World War II.Movable type (US English; moveable type in British English) is the system and technology of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document (usually individual alphanumeric characters or punctuation marks) usually on the medium of paper.

The world's first movable type printing technology for printing paper books was made of porcelain materials and.