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Practical Typecasting, Rehak, Theo; Paul Hayden Duensing, foreword
1 Rehak, Theo; Paul Hayden Duensing, foreword Practical Typecasting
New Castle, DE Oak Knoll Books 1993 Hardcover Fine 
Black cloth over boards with gilt spine and cover titles, 18 by 26 cm, xvii 221 pp., illus. Fine. An in-depth look at typecasting machines and techniques including an historical background, the basic principles of casting type, hand molds, pivotal casting machines, monotype display machines, the Thompson Caster, alloying, finising type, maintenance of equipment, matrix engineering, the Benton engraving machine, engraved patterns, electros, making matrices from type, etc. Scarce. 
Price: 170.00 USD
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The Centaur Types, Rogers, Bruce
2 Rogers, Bruce The Centaur Types
Chicago October House 1949 Limited ed Hardcover Near Fine very good 
Limited printing of 1000 numbered copies, of which this is out of series (unnumbered). Grey cloth with gilt spine titles, grey top-stain, dust jacket (see below), 16.4 by 24.5 cm, (ii) 69 (21) pp. plus limitation page. Near fine hardcover, in very good jacket with light fading on the spine panel. Documents Rogers’ creation of the classic Centaur typeface, including its forebears and offspring. While printed in a limited run, an unspecified number of unsold copies of this 1949 edition made it into the hands of Perdue University who offered it with new dust wrappers. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Specimen Book of Type Faces: Borders, Ornaments, Rules, Special Characters – Monotype, Linotype, Thompson [Type, Type Founding, Standard Typesetting Co.], Standard Typesetting Co.
3 Standard Typesetting Co. Specimen Book of Type Faces: Borders, Ornaments, Rules, Special Characters – Monotype, Linotype, Thompson [Type, Type Founding, Standard Typesetting Co.]
Chicago Standard Typesetting Co. not dated (circa 1920-30) Hardcover Good + 
Black imitation leather with gilt and green cover titles and decorations, 15 by 23.2 cm, 227 pp. followed by six blank leaves (for mounting updates). Standard Typesetting bookplate on the front pastedown indicating that this is copy number 463, intended for Gordon St. Clair. Light wear to the extremities, and a lengthwise crease to the lower half of the front cover which has caused a tear to the bookplate. A few light pencil checks and notes. After a one-page introduction, this specimen book gives examples of all Standard’s type for monotype, linotype and Thompson machines, including Goudy, Garamont, Caslon, Bodoni, Scotch, Cloister, Franklin, Benedictine, etc., as well as many pages of initials, accents, special figures, ornaments, rules and borders. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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