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Typefounding by hand

Raymond Stanley Nelson

Typefounding by hand

a suite of prints

by Raymond Stanley Nelson

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Published by Private Press & Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing in [Kalamazoo, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Type and type-founding -- United States -- Specimens.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stan Nelson.
      GenreSpecimens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ232.P963 N45 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2] leaves, 5 leaves of prints, [1] leaf :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL616001M
      LC Control Number96213415

      Pressing matters: thoughts and opinions about the private press. There is no perfect book. Of fifty copies produced, copies 11 to 50 are bound in hand-marbled paper covered boards. The book was begun in August and printing was completed in December , on the eve of the Press' fiftieth anniversary."--Colophon. http:\/\/www. As the founder of Bengali typefounding, Wilkins was no longer, of course, in the position of an amateur, for typefounding became his chief concern. He trained as Indian assistant, Panchanan Karmakar, as punchcutter and founder, and it seems likely in fact that he was the real craftsman in the enterprise, and that Wilkins’s skills were far. With photographs taken by Ronald Schmets, it records the final days of the Stempel foundry which was still producing metal type for hand composition in The material of typefounding had limited values: the price of the scrap steel for the punches and a lower value for the copper of the matrices.


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