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Ornamented Types Introduction and Prospectus

Date:2016-05-08 09:25:12| News|Browse: 60|Source: Fonts in Use|Author: Stephen Coles
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IntroductionSource: http://imimprimit.com.License: All Rights Reserved.Prospe

Source: http://imimprimit.com.License: All Rights Reserved.

Prospectus.

"The first complete printing and publication of an unique collection of 23 alphabets of wood-engraved ornamented letters in the collection of the St Bride Printing Library, London; with two additional alphabets.

The text is hand set inScotch Roman (Monotype Series 137)with founders' display types includingFry's CanonandWilliam Caslon IV's Egyptianof 1816, which was specially recast for this edition at the Oxford University Press." — I. M. Imprimit

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Title page.

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The Introduction is written by James Mosley, Librarian of the St Bride Printing Library and the custodian of Pouchée's wood-engraved alphabets.

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Prospectus text, set inScotch Roman Series 137.

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