LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon

LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon
LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon
LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon
LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon

LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon
LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces. Named after Oxfords Clarendon Press, the popular slab-serif was created in 1845 by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry. Notable as one of the last new developments in nineteenth century typography, the letterforms represented a significant change from the slab-serif Antiques and Egyptians that were so popular in that time. 918 high ready for printing letterpress. The most useful founts. That a printer can have in his office are the Clarendons: they make a striking word or line either in a hand bill or title page, and do not overwhelm the other lines. They have been made with great care, so that while they are distinct and striking, they possess a very graceful outline, avoiding on one hand the clumsy inelegance of the Antique or Egyptian character, hitherto in use among printers, and on the other, the appearance of an ordinary Roman letter thickened by long use under the machine. 1873 Type Specimen Book. The item “LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon” is in sale since Saturday, November 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Business & Industrial\Printing & Graphic Arts\Printing & Graphic Essentials\Type, Cuts & Printing Blocks”. The seller is “george.walker” and is located in Toronto. This item can be shipped worldwide.
LETTERPRESS WOODTYPE 8 line 95 pieces Clarendon