Typographical Printing Surfaces.

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Creator

Lucien Alphonse Legros & John Cameron Grant

Title

Typographical Printing Surfaces.

Publisher

Longmans, Green and Co.

Date

1916

Coverage

London & New York

Subject

Octavo

Description

Typographical Printing Surfaces is one of the first, and still one of the best, scientific analyses of printing types. Coming at the end of the industrial revolution, and a few short decades after key inventions such as the pantographic punchcutting machine, the Linotype machine, and the Monotype machine, the book surveys major developments in the production of printing types.

The authors were both civil engineers, not printers, so they approach the subject with a scientific objectivity that might be lacking in others more closely tied to the printing industry.

Relation