A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography (Classic Reprint)

A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography (Classic Reprint)


A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography (Classic Reprint)

 


by
Talbot Baines Reed

  • Author: Talbot Baines Reed
  • Type: Mobi type
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781333542504
  • Edition Language: English


  • Excerpt from A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography The Art of Letter Founding hesitated long before yielding to.

    The revolutionary impulses of modern progress. Download A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and Bibliographical, on the Rise and Progress of English Typography (Classic Reprint) While kindred arts -and notably that art which preserves all others were advancing by leaps and bounds, the founder, as late as half a century ago, was pursuing the even tenor of his ways by paths which had been trodden by De Worde and Day and Moxon. But the inevitable revolution came, and Letter Founding to-day bids fair to break all her old ties and take new departures undreamed of by those heroes of the punch and matrix and mould who made her what we found her.

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