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Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake, the Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield.

Stephenson, Blake & Co.

Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake, the Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield.

by Stephenson, Blake & Co.

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Published in Sheffield .
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Letter to Messrs. Lee Whitehead, Oldham, Lancashire from Stephenson Blake & Co Ltd, letter founders, Sheffield, West Yorkshire – A rather fine item – a letter from the renowned letter founders of Stephenson, Blake & Co Ltd in Sheffield answering an enquiry from Lee Whitehead Ltd over the border in Oldham, scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com: Florian Hardwig. S & C Stephenson, British Foundry (London): A Specimen of Printing Types and William Caslon|Letter Founder in Chiswell Street (London): A Specimen of Printing Types. Fonderie et Imprimerie de J.G. Gillé (Paris): Recueil des Divers Caractères, Vignettes et Ornemens de la Fonderie et Imprimerie de J.G. Gillé.

Miller & Richard was a type foundry based in Edinburgh that designed and manufactured metal scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com operated from to The foundry was established by William scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com had been works manager of the foundry established by Alexander scrapbookingnadiastpierre.comd, his son-in-law was admitted as a partner in It was based in Reikie's Court off Nicolson Street. Stephenson & Blake Ltd was founded in by Mr John Stephenson, to manufacture quality printers type. Following the need for extra finance, the company was joined later in the year by Mr James Blake. His £ investment coming from the legacy left to him in his mother’s will.

A specimen of printing types, by Wm Caslon, letter-founder to the King by Caslon, William Book condition: Used:Good Book Description Gale ECCO, Print Editions, “Preface: Type Specimens: A Book about Diverse Letters and Ornaments, with Examples of Artistic Printing” Cees W. de Jong. The preface opens with a discussion of William Caslon and his specimen and ignores the origins of the type specimen (Erhard Ratdolt is usually credited with the first one in ) and its early history.


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Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake, the Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield by Stephenson, Blake & Co. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stephenson Blake is an engineering company based in scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com company was active from the early 19th century as a type founder, remaining until the s as the last active type foundry in Britain, since when it has diversified into specialist scrapbookingnadiastpierre.comarters: Sheffield, Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake.

SPECIMENS OF PRINTING TYPES From Stephenson Blake the Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield by Stephenson Blake) and a great selection of related books, art.

About this Item: Stephenson Blake, Sheffield, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Fold out brochure illustrating types from the famous Caslon Letter Foundry of Stephenson Blake.

1 sheet folded (12 panels) to x mm. Undated, but circa mids. scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com: Specimens of Printing Types from Stephenson Blake, The Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield: pp. 1 vols.

Tall 8vo. Beige cloth-backed boards. Light toning and shelf wear around edges, else Near Fine, in toned dust jacket. [ Specimen Book] Stephenson Blake Printing Types. (Sheffield, UK: Stephenson Blake and Company Ltd. / The Caslon Letter Foundry, ) This volume is still in copyright in the UK and US, so it is not reprinted here.

May 23,  · Stephenson Blake. May 23, Just a few remarks about the Stephenson Blake Foundry, with information taken from my own notes and from Specimens of Printing Types from Stephenson Blake The Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield (Sheffield, ).; Roy Millingon: Stephenson Blake The Last of the Old English Typefounders (Oak Knoll Press, ).

Mac McGrew: American. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Bibliography: Specimen Books. American Type Founders Corporation, the () American specimen book of type styles: complete catalogue of printing machinery & printing supplies, New Jersey, The American Type Founders Corporation Caslon Letter Foundry, The () Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake: the Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield, Sheffield, The Caslon Letter Foundry.

Sheffield typefoundry started in July by silversmith and mechanic William Garnett and toolmaker John Stephenson, financially supported by James Blake, seemingly with little prospect for success. However in November of that year news came that the breakaway Caslon foundry (formed when William Caslon III left the original Caslon foundry in ) was put up for sale by William Caslon IV.

William Caslon I (/ – 23 January ), also known as William Caslon the Elder, was an English scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com distinction and legibility of his type secured him the patronage of the leading printers of the day in England and on the scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com typefaces transformed English type design and first established an English national typographic scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com: orCradley, Worcestershire.

Buy SPECIMENS OF PRINTING TYPES - From Stevenson Blake The Caslon Letter Foundry by STEVENSON BLAKE (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 1. A2 Mazarin is a new font with an illustrious pedigree. Originally designed as a Garamond-inspired metal typeface by Robert Girard c–23, and published under the name Astrée by esteemed French foundry Deberny & Peignot, the typeface was soon recut and renamed Mazarin by renowned English foundry Stephenson Blake in Foundry Specimens & Typography Updike, in Printing Types, vol.

2, p. 17, cites a letter by the widow of Daniel Elzevier in attempting to sell the typefoundry established by Louis Elzevier [GB] Simeon & Charles Stephenson (British Letter Foundry) London.

Originally Bell &. The Stephenson serif font is a modified version of a design by Sheffield company Stephenson & Blake Co. Typefounders, established in At the height of Sheffield's power as a producer of steel, Stephenson & Blake was the world´s largest manufacturer of.

A Specimen of Printing Types, by William Caslon, Letter-Founder to his Majesty [and] A Specimen of Printing Types, by Joseph Fry and Sons, Letter-Founders, Worship-Street, Moorfields, London, [and] A Specimen of Printing Types cast in the Letter.

Stephenson Blake is an engineering company based in scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com company was active from the early 19th century as a type founder, remaining until the s as the last active type foundry in Britain, since when it has diversified into specialist engineering.

Caslon Letter Foundry, The () Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake: the Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield, Sheffield, The Caslon Letter Foundry.

Lanston Monotype Machine Company () Monotype borders & ornaments, [Philadelphia], Lanston Monotype Machine Company. The Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield: Stephenson Blake, 8vo, (xmm), [4],[4]p. Original jacketed wrappers, an ex-library copy with part of a library label laid down on the title page.

£ STEPHENSON, S. & C. A SPECIMEN OF PRINTING TYPES & ORNAMENTS A typical British sans of the second half of the nineteenth century, as introduced by the foundry of Reed & Fox (the Fann Street Foundry).

Specimens of printing types, Sir Charles Reed & Sons, This became part of the Stephenson Blake Grotesque series. St Bride Library. Oct 31,  · A specimen of printing types Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

A specimen of printing types by Caslon, William, Publication date Topics Printing, Type and type-founding Publisher London: Printed by Galabin and Baker Collection cdl; americanaPages:.

Jan 23,  · While there are many books that focus on the typefaces of early printed books or modern fine printing, the business of type production for the printing trade is an equally fascinating tale and is the focus of Millington's book.

Two significant time periods in English typefounding frame the contents of Stephenson Blake.In the s, typefaces that followed the distinct style of the engraver, such as the outline letter (a simple thin line around a form) began to appear. This was applied to many forms, even fat faces and blackletter.

The addition of a light shadow, as can be seen in Caslon Doric Outline, or Blake & Stephenson Shaded, was a further development.Oct 10,  · The family of the sister-in-law kept the main Caslon foundry running untilwhen it closed and the designs passed to Stephenson Blake (who back in .