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: 21

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: A Line of Composed Type]

A Line of Composed Type

“When the end of a line was reached, and there was no room for more words and yet some space left, the compositor by placing a little extra space between the words made the line fill out the stick. This was called ‘justifying” the line. Each line was lifted out of the stick and placed on a wooden board; thus line after line was [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page, Pentateuch of Printing]

Title Page, Pentateuch of Printing

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

[picture: Title page from Lewis' Life of William Caxton]

Title page from Lewis’ Life of William Caxton

The Life of Mayster Wyllyam Caxton, of the Weald of Kent; the First Printer in England. [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing]

Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing

The outside of the book. [$]

[picture: Typographia and cherubs setting type]

Typographia

Typographia stands with her robe and chain(??), holding a book out to a cherub with a press; another cherub sets type. [$]


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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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