The Practice of Typography: Modern Methods of Book Composition

Front Cover
Century Company, 1904 - Graphic design (Typography) - 477 pages
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 150 - Curse on him!" quoth false Sextus — " Will not the villain drown ? But for this stay, ere close of day We should have sacked the town ! " "Heaven help him!" quoth Lars Porsena, " And bring him safe to shore; For such a gallant feat of arms Was never seen before.
Page 235 - ALPHA BETA GAMMA DELTA EPSILON ZETA ETA THETA IOTA KAPPA LAMBDA MU NU XI OMICRON PI RHO SIGMA TAU UPSILON PHI CHI PSI OMEGA...
Page 235 - Name alpha beta gamma delta epsilon zeta eta theta iota kappa lambda mu...
Page iii - Low. —The Practice of Typography Modern Methods of Book Composition a treatise on type-setting by hand and by machine and on the proper arrangement and imposition of pages by Theodore Low DeVinne, AM New York The Century Co.
Page 11 - A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, - - - 1, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, Let all the Terms, A, B, C, &c.
Page 237 - Alpha Beta Gamma Delta Epsilon Zeta Eta Theta Iota Kappa Lambda Mu...
Page 238 - We still, however, see the visible marks on the page, and we know that the acute accent ( ' ) can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word ; the circumflex ( " ) on one of the last two ; the grave ( % ) only on the last.
Page 409 - Figures 5 and 8, horizontal teeth to engage the teeth in the upper end of the matrices and hold them in suspension. The teeth of the matrix for each letter differ in number or arrangement, or both, from the teeth of matrices bearing other letters, and the teeth on the lower edge of the distributor bar are correspondingly varied in arrangement at different points in the length of the bar.

Bibliographic information