The Resource A specimen of printing types

A specimen of printing types

Label
A specimen of printing types
Title
A specimen of printing types
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MUU
Citation location within source
T17114
Citation source
ESTC
Dewey number
655.24
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z250
LC item number
.W74 1783
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Alexander Wilson and Sons
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approximately 1680-1740
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Chambers, Ephraim
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  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Scotland
Label
A specimen of printing types
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This printing has 23 mm space between the upper and lower half (another printing has 15 mm); the last specimen in the first column has title "Italick" (another printing has "Two Lines English Italick"); the title of the second specimen from the bottom in the first column, "Two Lines English", measures 43 mm (in another printing, it measures 60 mm); the last specimen in the fourth column has title "Minion Greek" (another printing has "Nonpareil Greek on a Minion Body"); the fourth specimen from the bottom in the fourth column has title "Double Pica Greek" (another printing has "Glasgow Homer Greek"); the space between the "I" in the title and the "I" in "Double Pica Roman" is 16 mm (in another printing, it is 18 mm)
  • Printed in four columns
  • "The above are some of the sizes cast in the letter foundery of Dr. Alex. Wilson and sons. Glasgow. 1783. The binder is desired to place this broadside in the middle of the sheet 13 A, vol. III. facing article Printing, method of." The reference is to v. 3 of Ephraim Chambers, Cyclopaedia, 4 v., 1778-1783; v. 3 was published in 1781, but this specimen was intended to be added to existing copies
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
982486833
Extent
1 online resource (1 sheet)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)982486833
Label
A specimen of printing types
Publication
Note
  • This printing has 23 mm space between the upper and lower half (another printing has 15 mm); the last specimen in the first column has title "Italick" (another printing has "Two Lines English Italick"); the title of the second specimen from the bottom in the first column, "Two Lines English", measures 43 mm (in another printing, it measures 60 mm); the last specimen in the fourth column has title "Minion Greek" (another printing has "Nonpareil Greek on a Minion Body"); the fourth specimen from the bottom in the fourth column has title "Double Pica Greek" (another printing has "Glasgow Homer Greek"); the space between the "I" in the title and the "I" in "Double Pica Roman" is 16 mm (in another printing, it is 18 mm)
  • Printed in four columns
  • "The above are some of the sizes cast in the letter foundery of Dr. Alex. Wilson and sons. Glasgow. 1783. The binder is desired to place this broadside in the middle of the sheet 13 A, vol. III. facing article Printing, method of." The reference is to v. 3 of Ephraim Chambers, Cyclopaedia, 4 v., 1778-1783; v. 3 was published in 1781, but this specimen was intended to be added to existing copies
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
982486833
Extent
1 online resource (1 sheet)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)982486833

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