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Designers and engravers of type.

William E. Loy

Designers and engravers of type.

by William E. Loy

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Such work was often done by artists who may also have been skilled designers and engravers of bank notes and even the coins of the U.S. Mint. The creation of high quality intaglio work is a far more demanding discipline than letterpress printing. As described in this book, the training of engravers required a long period of work and study. This series has been reprinted in a beautiful modern edition edited by Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe (with extensive illustrations from the type specimen book collection of Saxe) as Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of .

Old Style or Modernised Old Style was the name given to a series of serif typefaces cut from the mid-nineteenth century and sold by the type foundry Miller & Richard, of Edinburgh in Scotland, as well as many derivatives and copies.. The Old Style faces of Miller & Richard, reportedly cut by punchcutter Alexander Phemister, were made in imitation of earlier styles of typeface, particularly the. The super-prolific Mr. Jackson [–] of Philadelphia began his type career in as an apprentice to designer/cutter Edwin C. Ruthven, a Scottish immigrant recruited by Lawrence Johnson in William E. Loy writes that Ruthven, who trained as many as a dozen apprentices at one time, hailed Jackson as the most outstanding by far. 1. When Johnson died in , the firm passed to.


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Designers and engravers of type by William E. Loy Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type (): William E. Loy, Alastair M. Johnston, Stephen O. Saxe: BooksFormat: Hardcover. Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type, edited by Alastair M. Johnson and Stephen O. Saxe, was originally written by William E. Loy, a man who knew many of the designers and engravers of type himself.

He presents biographies and the behind-the-scenes stories of many of these designers. Check out this excerpt from the book. Get this from a library. Nineteenth-century American designers & engravers of type. [William E Loy; Alastair Johnston; Stephen O Saxe] -- "In William E. Loy, a San Francisco printing equipment salesman and scholar, had the idea of writing a series of profiles of type designers.

Loy took a long view of history, and realized that it. Nineteenth Century American Designers and Engravers of Type belongs in every type aficionado’s library.

“Readers of The Inland Printer have undoubtedly felt under obligations to Mr. Loy for placing on the record the history of these men, and will appreciate the help he has been to the craft in searching out this information and presenting. In the process of indexing them, a nearly complete set of William E.

Loy’s original series on Designers and Designers and engravers of type. book of Type was assembled. The only missing installment is No. 2—the biography of James West (, March ). Apparently, sometime during the past + years, a “smarty-pants” UC student felt justified in removing it.

On Junethe Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago is hosting its Typography Symposium. The first workshop titled, Nineteenth-Century American Type Designers, will be presented by Alastair Johnston, the editor of Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type published by Oak Knoll in Johnston will reveal fascinating anecdotes.

NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN DESIGNERS AND ENGRAVERS OF TYPE. Loy, William E. (edited by Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe). New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press,9 x 12 inches, hardcover, dust jacket.

pages. ISBN $ In William E. Loy, a San Francisco printing equipment salesman and scholar, had. In the second paragraph of his first biography of Designers and Engravers of Type, William E.

Loy states Rule One of letterpress display-type research: “Very few engravers of type faces work from their own designs; indeed, the qualifications are so dissimilar that one would hardly expect to find them in the same individual.”.

32 designers & engravers of type Early Punch-Cutters. george bruce 33 Bruce Copperplate Script no. pats6 jan8 sept Bruce Copperplate Script no.

pats8 sept25 may Learn about James B. Longacre, the fourth Chief Engraver of the US Mint and engraver of many of the most excellent US coins in American History, including the famous Indian Head Penny, Flying Eagle Cent, 2 Cent Pieces, 3 Cent Pieces, Shield Nickels, 1 Dollar Gold coins and 3 Dollar Gold.

OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Endorsed. "The case of designers" was part of the campaign made by William Hogarth, and his colleagues in support of a bill before the House of Commons inresulting in a law often called Hogarth's Act.

In Oak Knoll published a new edition of William Loy’s NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN DESIGNERS & ENGRAVERS OF TYPE. This book, which has an introduction & design by Johnston, was the result of a long collaboration with type historian Stephen O.

Saxe who provided samples of every type mentioned by Loy (and many more) to illustrate the book. Buy Engravers #2 Bold desktop font from Monotype on "Nineteenth-century American Designers and Engravers of Type" New technology, such as electrotyping, the pantograph and router, introduced in the middle of the nineteenth century, combined with the expansion of commerce as America moved westward, created a great outpouring of exuberantly ornamented typefaces.

All printers and book publishers during the time produced samples of their typefaces for publication in small specimen books. The most notable is from Pierre Simon Fournier whose details of the practices of book publishing, punch cutting and typography provided a historical reference for the development of the trades.

He also developed a system of type measurement, which was further developed. This book is only marginally useful (at best) for learning how to draw scrolls. Most of the text of the book is the author lamenting about modern society, today’s children/teenagers, his relationship with Jesus, and a bunch of other topics that really have absolutely nothing at all, whatsoever with understanding how to design scrollwork/5(3).

The German designer Robert Wiebking (born in Schwelm, Germany, died in Chicago, USA) created the font in Engravers is part of the Linotype Library. Generally considered the most artistically talented, most technically innovative and most commercially successful wood-type entrepreneur in US history, Page was the subject of a feature in William E.

Loy’s series, Designers and Engravers of Type. 4 5 As mentioned in Page’s obituary, 6 Bullen observes that “others profited financially more than he [] did from his skill and talent.” 7. NF/NF, 1st Ed HB w/DJ, William E. Loy writes about 19thC printing fonts, including many samples, bios, and notable developments.

Oak Knoll. Nineteenth Century American Designers & Engravers of Type. Book Engraving in Redmond on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Engraving in Redmond, WA.

William Hamilton Page was born in Tilton, New Hampshire Mato James & Jane Greenleaf Page. Page spent his childhood on a farm in the Connecticut River Valley and would go on to be the most important American wood type manufacturer of the 19th century.

Page started as a printer’s apprentice at age 14 in Bradford, Vermont. From – he moved from printer to printer in towns.The Handy Book of Artistic Printing: Collection of Letterpress Examples with Specimens of Type, Ornament, Corner Fills, Borders, Twisters, Wrinklers, and other Freaks of Fancy by Doug Clouse and Angela Voulangas.

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