Catalogue


American specimen book of type styles : complete catalogue of printing machinery and printing supplies.
American Type Founders Company.
imprint
Jersey City, N.J. : American Type Founders Company 1912.
description
xvi, 17-26, 33-42, [2], 43-144, [2], 145-848, [2], 849-868, [2], 869-884, [2], 885-936, [2], 937-992, 992a-992d, 993-1096 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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imprint
Jersey City, N.J. : American Type Founders Company 1912.
citation/reference
Annenberg, Maurice. Type foundries of America and their catalogs, p. 44.
contents note
Body type, roman style and oldstyle: being a complete showing of beautiful and useful type faces (p. 43-144) -- Catalogue and display type (p. 145-848) -- Typewriter faces: for silk and plain printing (p.849-868) -- German, Herbrew, Greek, Armenian, Rabbinic, Gaelic, Russian, Esperanto, Music type (p.869-884) -- Miscellaneous types and characters: for ordinary and extraordinary uses (p. 885-936) -- Decorative material (p. 937-1096).
general note
"Originator of Type Fashions"--T.p.
A different issue than another 1912 edition of this title published by American Type Founders Company, with some differences in ink colour and paper colour on some of the half-titles, different lay-out of text on p. 784, incorrect pagination at p. 796, and some differences in ink colour on some other text pages. See Type 0003.
A different issue than another 1912 edition of this title published by American Type Founders Company, with some differences in ink colour and paper colour on some of the half-titles, different text on p. 497, and some differences in ink colour on some of the other text pages. See Type 0005.
Includes "Index to American Specimen Book of Type Styles and Catalogue of Printers' Machinery and Supplies": p 17-26.
P. 796 misnumbered "769".
T.p. printed in black and yellow with double rule border..
local note
MASS copy: Bound in red cloth blocked in black; a.e stained red. With beige patterned end papers printed in two tones of brown with publisher's monogram: "ATF". A different issue than Type 0003, with a different layout of text on p. 784, slight difference in paper and inks on chapter headings.
catalogue key
7990044

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