THE MANUAL OF LINOTYPE TYPOGRAPHY
William Dana Orcutt and Edward E. Bartlett: THE MANUAL OF LINOTYPE TYPOGRAPHY [Prepared to aid Users and Producers of Printing in securing Greater Unity and Real Beauty in the Printed Page]. Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1923. Original edition. A near-fine hardcover book in brown embossed boards without a dustjacket. Owner¹s signatue in blue ink on FEP. Otherwise, interior unmarked and very clean. Out-of-print. Beautifully preserved production printed in black, green, and vermillion with a tipped-in frontis illustration and decorated endpapers.
9.5 x 12.5 hardcover book with 256 pages of type specimens and typographic recommendations. From the introduction: This "Manual of Linotype Typography" places before . . . printers pages based on the best typographic standards of today, presented with the greatest possible variety in order to promote versatility, and accompanied by explanatory remarks. Thus the composing-room force has opportunity to copy something really good and do it with understanding."
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