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The practice of printing.

Author: Ralph W Polk
Publisher: Peoria, Ill., C.A. Bennett Co. [1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Polk, Ralph W. (Ralph Weiss), 1890-
Practice of printing.
Peoria, Ill., C.A. Bennett Co. [1952]
(OCoLC)613716422
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph W Polk
OCLC Number: 1576173
Description: 324 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: A brief history of printing --
The great industry of printing --
Printers' type --
Printers' type cases --
Printers' spacing material --
The process of setting type --
The handling of type forms --
Proofing and correcting type matter --
The distribution of type --
The printers' system of measurement --
Common usage in composition --
Marking printers' proofs --
Procedures in making up forms --
Procedures in lockup and imposition --
Presses for letterpress printing --
Makeready and feeding the platen press --
Printing inks --
Printing papers --
Composing machines --
Rules, borders, and ornaments --
Composition of tabular forms --
Layouts and specifications --
Classification of type faces --
Legibility in printed matter --
Principles of display : fitness --
The principle of balance --
The principle of proportion --
The principle of shape harmony --
Tone harmony and contrast --
The use of initial letters --
The use of color in printing --
The composition of tickets --
The composition of business stationery --
The composition of advertisements --
The composition of programs --
Procedures in book composition --
Letterpress printing plates --
Linoleum block printing --
Offset printing --
Gravure printing --
Other methods in graphic reproduction --
Bibliography.

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