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Some selections from the specimen of the Fann Street foundry.

W. Thorowgood and Company.

Some selections from the specimen of the Fann Street foundry.

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Published in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19445546M

  Specimen Texts. Images of railway trains frequent the Fann Street Foundry’s specimen (which still bears the name of Thorowgood & Co). They feature on sans-serif, bold and even Tuscan display types. One of my favorite pages advertises the speed of the new mode of transport: Thorowgood’s two-lines Grotesque Outline of Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann S What others are saying. Ottawa River Flag Design Small Cars Quebec Crosses Ontario Summer Time Relax March. Stephenson Blake [John Stephenson] Founded in in Sheffield by toolmaker John Stephenson (died in ), silversmith William Garnett and financier James Blake, initially largely based on the purchase of the foundry of William Caslon III and IV in In Garnett left to become a farmer. The company was renamed Blake&Stephenson in , but Blake died soon after.


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Some selections from the specimen of the Fann Street foundry. by W. Thorowgood and Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry by Fann Street Foundry; Reed and Fox.

Publication Pages: Excerpt from Selections From the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry Ten-lines ditto ditto Ten-lines Cond. Egypt. Ditto Sixteen-lines ditto ditto Ten-lines Roman Cond.

Ditto Twelve-lines ditto ditto Ten-lines Grotesque ditto Fourteen-lines ditto ditto : Fann Street Foundry. Internet Archive BookReader Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry Internet Archive BookReader Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry.

Get this from a library. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. [Fann Street Foundry.; Reed and Fox.]. Selections from the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry. Reed & Fox, London, Anthony Camp, On the City's Edge: a history of Fann Street, London () ISBN.

Selections from the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry. (London: Reed and Fox, late Robert Besley & Co., ) A digital version of this book, including the original page scans, is available at The Internet Archive; the link at left goes there.

Here is a local copy of the PDF version and the (nicer) DjVu version. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. (London: Reed and Fox[?]), by Fann Street Foundry and Reed and Fox (page images at HathiTrust) Some notes on books and printing; a guide for authors and others, (London: Chiswick Press, C.

Whittingham and Co., ), by Charles Thomas Jacobi (page images at HathiTrust). In a Specimen printed in the name was changed back to "Edmund Fry at the Polyglot Foundry".

Fry tried to dispose of the business. It was purchased by William Thorowgood of Fann Street and the stock removed in Produced typefaces for the blind. Some Fry type-designs continued in use despite the amalgamations since then. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () Fifteenth book of specimens from the Cincinnati Type Foundry () Condensed Some selections from the specimen of the Fann Street foundry.

book Book from the Boston Type Foundry () Specimen of printing types from the foundery of Binney & Ronaldson, Philadelphia () Book of type specimens by Barnhart bros.

& Spindler in Chicago () Related Links: Hi-Res Scans of type specimens of typefaces. But he might have checked that this was so: Reed’s reference was in fact to the Fann Street Foundry’s ‘house’ copy of the specimen, which remained with the foundry and was transferred with it to Stephenson, Blake in Sheffield when they acquired the Reed materials.

It should now be with the specimens that were acquired by the Type Museum. FIGGINS's specimen book also presented the first nineteenth-century version oF ___-___ letters. was in competition with THORNE's Fann Street Foundry; sans-serif type, made its modest debut in his an specimen book GIBSON was as meticulous in his selection of type as he was in his renderings of idealized beauty.

false. I'll give you an example – the floral italics adopt an unusually cursive style for a sans serif, a gesture sparked by a page from a Fann Street Letter Foundry type specimen.

Available in nine weights: Thin, ExtraLight, Light, Book, Regular, Medium, SemiBold, Bold and Black – all with corresponding true italics. — Fann Street Foundry's Type Specimen Book. “Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry.” Retrieved November 1, Back to Top.

Clarendon Avenue, LLC • Main Street, Suite • Boise, ID • () • [email protected] A book featuring logotypes and type specimen of 26 different typefaces. the popular slab-serif was created in by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry.

Notable as one of the last new. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.

Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () Some account of the Oxford University Press, - Oxford University Press () Some early type specimen books of England, Holland, France, Italy, and Germany - W.

Blades () Some notes on books and printing; a guide for authors and others - C. Jacobi ()Seller Rating: % positive. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () Some account of the Oxford University Press, - Oxford University Press Some early type specimen books of England, Holland, France, Italy, and Germany - W.

Blades ()Seller Rating: % positive. Reed & Fox (London): Selections from the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry. United States Type Foundry of Jas. Conner’s Sons¹³ (New York): Typographic Messenger January Supplement. Dominion Type-Founding Co.² (Montreal): Specimens of Plain and. Fry & Co.

(from ). Edmund and Henry Fry admitted to partnership Edmund Fry & Co. (from ). Type Street Foundry built Edmund Fry and Isaac Steele (from ). Edmund Fry and Son (after ). Circa foundry name changed to Polyglot Foundry.

Acquired in by William Thorowgood, Fann Street Foundry [see Cottrell, above]. Clarendon is an English slab-serif typeface that was created in England by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry in Besley went as far as trying to patent the typeface, and Clarendon is now known as the first registered typeface.

InHermann Eidenbenz and Edouard Hoffmann designed a Clarendon font family for the Haas Type Foundry in Frankfurt, which is still in use today. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry, showing Clarendon. The specimen book was published in by Reed and Fox.

Images courtesy of   This bright and colorful sample comes from Wm. Page & Co.’s Specimens of Wood Type, published in The use of more than three colors, along with the addition of the gold color, makes this a particularly outstanding sample – and very fitting for Fourth of July celebrations.

Fold-out of fat face from the Fann Street Foundry type specimen book at the Butler Library. (Source: Daily Type Specimen) advertisement from the John Soulby collection, University of Reading, via Michael Hochleitner.

-Fann Street Foundry began an active competition with William Caslon IV and Vincent Figgins William Thorowgood -published Robert Thorne's page book of specimens that had been typeset and was ready to go to press when Thorne died.

Specimen Types Fann Street Foundry London. Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type. & Co. Standard Scroll Book New York. The American Sign Writer. Art of Lettering and Sign Painters Manual The Penman’s Hand-Book.

l, New York. New Book of Specimens. Palmer & Ray. San Francisco. I am starting a list of scanned type specimens online. You are free to add more links. For resource that deal with lettering/sign painting, please use this topic. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () While the Letter Library site will take some.

Interactive Design Corporate Identity Book Recommendations The Borrowers Book Design The Selection Typography Branding Books Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry: Fann Street Foundry: Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive. Clarendon in a Fann Street Foundry specimen book of c.showing its use for emphasis within body text.

Slab serif lettering and typefaces originated in Britain in the early nineteenth century, at a time of rapid development of new, bolder typefaces for posters and commercial printing.

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Clarendon is the name of a slab-serif typeface that was released in by Thorowgood and Co. (or Thorowgood and Besley) of London, a letter foundry often known as the Fann Street original Clarendon design is credited to Robert Besley, a partner in the foundry, and was originally engraved by punchcutter Benjamin Fox, who may also have contributed to its ry: Serif.

A nice collotype facsimile, undated, of the first typefounder's specimen book issued in America. 'In appearance the designs seem largely inspired from French sources. A few of them are like those shown in Pierres' collection of The general type of decoration in others is similar to cuts in the Gille specimen of ' Updike II,   Type specimen posters for 50 typefaces 1.

GOODBYE HELLO.— Veronica Shoftshall Myriad is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by robert slimbach and carol twombly. The Caslon foundry scrapbook at St Bride Library. The book dates from the s, but contains proofs from the foundry going back to the s. Smoke proof of Doric Condensed No.

8, from A smoke proof was made by the punchcutter holding his punch above a sooty flame, then pressing it on to paper. Juicy Gothic is a typeface that I designed in It was inspired by “Plain Black,” a textura blackletter published in a Fann Street Foundry specimen book.

Below are spreads Juicy Gothic’s specimen book and posters highlighting features of some glyphs. Typeface available for free upon request. Talbot Baines Reed: | | | |Talbot Baines Reed| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

14 - Thomas Cottrell, Robert Thorne, The Fann Street Foundry 17 - William Martin, Fann Street Foundry / Reed&Fox. Fann Street Foundry is a defunct London-based foundry, started by Robert Thorne in It specialized in display types, often Victorian in nature towards the end of the 19th century.

The foundry was bought by William Thorowgood inby Robert Besley inbecame Reed&Fox in and closed in The Seven Lines Grotesque, shown in Fann Street Letter Foundry, A General Specimen of Printing Types.

London, Robert Besley and Co. [Late Wm Thorowgood and Co.], in a slightly changed setting from the specimen. The numerals seem to fit poorly with the rest of the letter, those in the Eight Line Grotesque above also show some confusion. Books by genre: Fiction» Classic.

Some of them are very old books. Classic literature is devoted to the three main groups (It depends on the time when the book was written).

The first group is antic literature. Selections From the Specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. Fann Street Foundry. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () Some account of the Oxford University Press, - Oxford University Press () Some early type specimen books of England, Holland, France, Italy, and Germany - W.

Blades () Some notes on books and printing; a guide for authors and others - C. Jacobi (). In a ‘Specimen’ printed in the name is changed back to ‘Edmund Fry’ at ‘the Polyglot Foundry.’ In he moved to dispose of his business, and issued a descriptive circular.

It was purchased by William Thorowgood of Fann Street, and the stock removed in It was then in the hands of Thorowgood & Besley, then R. Besley & Co Born:Bristol, England.* The very first Clarendon was cut by Benjamin Fox for Robert Besley’s Fann Street Foundry, Aldersgate Street, London, England, See Walter Tracy’s Letters of Credit (Boston, ), pages 81– ** Be sure to read H&FJ’s very interesting & informative Sentinel’s Ancestors.7 avr.

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