Specimen Book of Type Faces: Borders, Ornaments, Rules, Special Characters Monotype, Linotype, Thompson [Type, Type Founding, Standard Typesetting Co.]
not dated (circa 1920-30)·Chicago
by Standard Typesetting Co.
Chicago: Standard Typesetting Co., not dated (circa 1920-30). Hardcover. Good +. Chicago: Standard Typesetting Co., not dated (circa 1920-30). Good +. Black imitation leather with gilt and green cover titles and decorations, 15 by 23.2 cm, 227 pp. followed by six blank leaves (for mounting updates). Standard Typesetting bookplate on the front pastedown indicating that this is copy number 463, intended for Gordon St. Clair. Light wear to the extremities, and a lengthwise crease to the lower half of the front cover which has caused a tear to the bookplate. A few light pencil checks and notes. After a one-page introduction, this specimen book gives examples of all StandardÂ’s type for monotype, linotype and Thompson machines, including Goudy, Garamont, Caslon, Bodoni, Scotch, Cloister, Franklin, Benedictine, etc., as well as many pages of initials, accents, special figures, ornaments, rules and borders.
(Inventory #: 1977)
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