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Printing types; their history, forms, and use; a study in survivals,

Author: Daniel Berkeley Updike
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Specimens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941.
Printing types.
Cambridge : Harvard University Press ; London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1937
(OCoLC)576927180
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Berkeley Updike
ISBN: 0486239284 9780486239286 0486239292 9780486239293
OCLC Number: 1251867
Notes: "The lectures on which this book is based were delivered as part of a course on the Technique of printing in the Graduate school of business administration of Harvard university, during the years 1911-1916"--Preface.
"Chronological list of specimens": vol. II, p. [297]-298.
"First edition: first printing, August, 1922; second printing, January, 1923; third printing, March, 1937. Second edition, printed, September, 1937."
Description: 2 volumes illustrations, plates
Contents: V. 1. The invention of printing : the cutting and casting of types in relation to their design --
A font of type and its case : the typographical point : point-set and lining types --
The Latin alphabet and its development up to the invention of printing --
Types of the fifteenth century in Germany --
Types of the fifteenth century in Italy --
Types of the fifteenth century in France --
Types of the fifteenth century in the Netherlands : Holland and Belgium --
Types of the fifteenth century in Spain --
Types of the fifteenth century in England --
The Aldine italic --
A word on type specimens --
German types, 1500-1800 --
Italian types, 1500-1800 --
French types, 1500-1800 --
V. 2. Types of the Netherlands, 1500-1800 --
Spanish types, 1500-1800 --
English types, 1500-1800 --
Types used in the American colonies, and some early American specimens --
Nineteenth century "classical" types, Bodoni and the Didots --
English types, 1800-1844 --
Revival of Caslon and Fell types --
English and American revival of early type-forms and its effect on continental types --
The choice of types for a composing-room --
Industrial conditions of the past and their relation to the printer's problem to-day.
Responsibility: by Daniel Berkeley Updike ...
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