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" Amongst the several mechanic Arts that have engaged my attention, there is no one which I have pursued with so much steadiness and pleasure, as that of Letter-Founding. Having been an early admirer of the beauty of Letters, I became insensibly desirous... "
A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and ... - Page 277
by Talbot Baines Reed - 1887 - 379 pages
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Printing Types: Their History, Forms, and Use; a Study in Survivals, Volume 2

Daniel Berkeley Updike - Printing - 1922
...best English Authors, among those Milton appeared the most eligible." PREFACE. AMONGST the feveral mechanic Arts that have engaged my attention, there is no one which I have purfued with fo much fteadinefs and pleafure, as that of Letter-Founding. Having been an early admirer...
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 23 - Poland ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1978 - 520 pages
...factor in the enduring attraction of Baskerville's work. Baskerville also wrote in the Milton preface: "Amongst the several mechanic arts that have engaged...pursued with so much steadiness and pleasure as that of letter-founding." His roman is still basically that of the Renaissance, but the thinning hair lines...
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A Book Lover's Journal

Addison Wesley - Literary Collections - 1986 - 160 pages
...his fortune crafting japanned enamelware, but in his mid-forties he retired to pursue an obsession: "Having been an early admirer of the beauty of Letters,...desirous of contributing to the perfection of them." He spent seven years designing the alphabet that bears his name, a beautifully balanced and extraordinarily...
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Anatomy of a Typeface

Alexander S. Lawson - Crafts & Hobbies - 1990 - 428 pages
...used the preface of his second book, an edition of Milton, to explain why he had become a printer: Amongst the several mechanic Arts that have engaged...contributing to the perfection of them. I formed to my self ideas of greater accuracy than had yet appeared, and P. VIRG1LII AEXEIDOS LIB. V. 214 3OoTum...
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Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces

Philip B. Meggs, Rob Carter - Architecture - 1993 - 415 pages
...occurred dur ing the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The modern nation developed as a result A mongst the several mechanic Arts that have engaged my attention,...pursued with so much steadiness and pleasure, as that of Letter-Founding. J\U aving been an early admirer of the beauty of Letters, I became insensibh Ль...
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Indie Fonts 2/Ed

Richard Kegler
...which divided hi: cauie. I honor his merit, small share oF Reputac: accidentally to have I pursuit. Amongst the several mechanic Arts that have engaged...attention, there is no one which I have pursued with so 276 ^~ I ^ \ У I 1^^ I ^ ^^ I Л LI HLXIBLL HLAN VIRTUAL REALITY HEADLINE OPTION FLUID PARAMETERS...
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Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children's Literature in English

Susan-Ann Cooper, Ada Hudson - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 239 pages
...japanned (lacquer) ware. These words are preserved in a great many histories of the book. He wrote: Amongst the several mechanic arts that have engaged...pursued with so much steadiness and pleasure, as that of letter-founding. Having been an early admirer of the beauty of letters, I became insensibly desirous...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1876
...Paradise Lost, printed at Birmingham in 1758. In this notification he thus addresses the public : "Amongst the several mechanic arts that have engaged...attention, there is no one which I have pursued with BO much steadiness and pleasure as that of letter founding. Having been an early admirer of the beauty...
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