Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing]

Pictures from The Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges by William Blades (1824 – 1890), Typographer, Chicago, 1891; I have added the captions.

Title: Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges

Author: Blades, William

Published by: A.C.M. McCLVRG & Co.

City: Chicago

Date: 1891

Total items: 18

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Irregular vintage border from 1712]

Irregular vintage border from 1712

This border of straight lines in red and back is taken from James Watson’s title page from three hundred years ago; I have kept the horizontal line so that you can erase it or duplicate it and move it as desired, and I coloured one of the two nested [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page, Pentateuch of Printing]

Title Page, Pentateuch of Printing

Two stern figures hold up an ornate title page. [more...] [$]

[picture: The ``lay'' of a pair of type cases (lower case).]

The “lay” of a pair of type cases (lower case).

This is the lower half of the figure, and shows (not by coincidence) how the miniscule letters, now called lower case letters, were stored in the type case. [more...] [$]

[picture: Anatomically correct cherubs carrying books]

Cherubs carrying books

Anatomically correct cherubs carrying books through the undergrowth. [$]

[picture: Scriptorium Monk at Work]

Scriptorium Monk at Work

Scriptorium Monk at Work (from Lacroix.) [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges by William Blades (1824 – 1890), Typographer, Chicago, 1891; I have added the captions.


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