Printing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Typography as Applied More Particularly to the Printing of Books (Google eBook)

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G. Bell and Sons, 1908 - Book design - 409 pages
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Contents

Plan of iernian cases
166
German handwriting
169
Type MusicSuggested Plan of CasesSome
170
Plan of music cases
171
Specimens of type music
172
READING
177
Qualifications necessary for a Correctors
185
The lever of the Stanhope press
191
Columbian handpress
193
Albion handpress
195
Chill in action
196
Appliances Tools and Materials used
198
Bank with horse
199
Cylindrical ink table
200
Brayer ink table
201
Pedestal ink table
202
Sheepsfoot 203
203
RollersVarieties of Hand Rollers used
204
Roller frame
205
Roller composition kettle
206
Small roller mould
207
Roller mould open
208
Inks The Management of InksDe
214
Ink grinding mill
217
Octavo sheet showing pointholes
222
Point screw
223
Chase showing grooves for points
224
Portable lye jar
228
Stereotype WorkMethods of Mounting
230
ILLUSTRATED AND COLOUR WORK
236
Cut printed without overlay
242
Cut printed with overlay
243
Colour WorkThreeColour Printing
244
Bronze brush
247
Bronzing machine
248
ThreeColour or Trichromatic Printing
250
Trichromatic colour chart facing
252
Steam Gas Water
254
Beam steam engine
255
Horizontal steam engine
256
Vertical steam engine
257
Combined steam engine and boiler
259
Shafting rigging etc
260
Horizontal gas engine
262
Vertical gas engine
263
Engine and Suction Gas plant
266
Electric motor
267
Machine Printing Methodsof Impression
269
Jobbing WorkInk DistributionSys
275
The Cropper platen machine
276
Distributing disk on Cropper machine
277
Obtaining the lay
278
Gaugepins
279
The Universal platen machine
280
The Golding Jobber platen machine
281
The Larger Kind of Platen Machine
283
The Scandinavian platen machine
284
The Warehouse DepartmentVarieties
328
Machines and other Appliances used
334
The Care of PaperWetting down
347
On Cost of Production and Selling 358360
358
Questions in Knowledge of Printing 1904 to 1907
374
Glossarial Index 381409
381

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