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Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces

Nicolete Gray

Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces

by Nicolete Gray

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Type and type-founding -- History,
  • Title pages,
  • Printing -- Specimens -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNicolete Gray, with a chapter on Ornamented types in America by Ray Nash
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14568017M

    Nicolete Gray’s Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces (first published in and republished in a second enlarged edition with this slightly revised title in ) is a counterpoint to Updike focusing almost exclusively on non-book types, and on many of the forms he came from another world, that of the art historian, and part of her original thesis was that ‘The Victorian. Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces by Nicolete Gray Book chronologically presents ornamented types through entire 19th century. The idea I got out of it is that type and ornaments on it or around it were changing based on what was happening in ‘real-world’ at that specific time when type was created.

    Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, ↩︎ Gray, Nicolete. p ↩︎ Kelly, Rob Roy. American Wood Type, – Notes on the Evolution of Decorated and Large Types and Comments on Related Trades of the Period. Vincent Figgins Explained. Vincent Figgins (), of Peckham, England, was a British type-founder. After an apprenticeship with Joseph Jackson, he established his own type foundry in His company was extremely successful and, with its range of modern serif faces and display typefaces, helped to define the styles of British printing in the nineteenth century.

    The title adopted for this second edition was Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces. ISBN: , LCCN: It omitted the chapter on title pages, but added a chapter on "Ornamental Types in America" written by the American printer Ray Nash.   Maelstrom design information. 10 January in her book Nineteenth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages: The only semi-ornamental type of this decade [] is the much, and quite rightly, abused Italian. Historically there have been relatively few reversed-stress typefaces, a trend that continues today.


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14, which offers a good survey of American display typography of the nineteenth century. Open to the public is the Hamilton Wood Type Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, a collection of million pieces of wood type maintained by.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: On cover: ABCD types. Edition of published under title: XIXth century ornamented types and title pages. 20 Mar - Explore leenuttalllowe's board "19th Century Typefaces" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Typography, Typography fonts and Lettering pins.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under title: xixth century ornamented types and title pages. Transitional, or baroque, serif typefaces first became common around the midth century until the start of the nineteenth. They are in between "old style" and "modern" fonts, thus the name "transitional".

Differences between thick and thin lines are more pronounced than they are in old style, but less dramatic than they are in the Didone fonts that followed. Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces by Nicolete Gray Book chronologically presents ornamented types through entire 19th century.

The idea I got out of it is that type and ornaments on it or around it were changing based on what was happening in ‘real-world’ at that specific time when type was created. It depended on architecture, economy, trends, [ ]. Gray, Nicolete Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, ) Gray, Nicolete A History of Lettering (Boston: David R.

Godine, Publisher, Inc., ) K elley, Rob Roy, American Wood Type (New York: Van. Dress is the result of the mash up between that influence and the Didone style - perfect for display. To decorate, to adorn, to dress a design piece is the intention of this family, adapted to the twenty-first century.

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Looking at some specimen books of printing types of late nineteenth century, I found many ornamented capitals for headings among the typefaces.

Most of them showed a flourish like a tuscan serif - a characteristic trait of a peculiar capital lettering made with brush.

Typeface Index: Ornamented No. (Bruce) 1. Names. As is the case with many 19th century typefaces, this one has had several names. In referring to its 19th century versions, it is perhaps best identified by its regularized name from the Bruce foundry, Bruce Ornamented No.

Nineteenth Century Designers and Engravers of Type republishes Loy’s entire series of articles about America’s type designers.

Editors Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe have furthered Loy’s work by using patent records to track down more typefaces not in Loy’s lists. Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces, 5. Benson, John H and Carey, Arthur J. The Elements of Lettering, feature make a font new fonts popular type design.

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It is typeface 82 in the back of the book however the only identifying information attached. ISBN (pbk). Incomparable must-have book on disciplined page layout and typography with a strong historical perspective. Bringhurst is a major critic of parochial typography. Gray, NINETEENTH CENTURY ORNAMENTED TYPEFACES (University of California Press, Berkeley & LA ) ISBN Out of print.

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century.1 No in-depth history devoted to nineteenth-century typefaces in England or America has been published since Englishwoman Nicolete Gray revised her impressive book Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces in and included an addi-tional chapter on American types written by Ray Nash.2 American Rob Roy Kelly thoroughly examined."This study of America's leading type foundry of the nineteenth century, MacKellar, Smiths Jordan, emphasizes the design of the hundreds of typefaces that were produced by the foundry, from its inception in the s until its merger with most other American foundries at the end of the century.

The author describes how changing business conditions and technical improvements in type founding.Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces, with a chapter on ornamented types in America by Ray Nash (London: Faber & Faber, ) Griffiths, Antony.

Prints and printmaking: an introduction to the history and techniques, 2nd edn (London: British Museum Press, ) Harris, Elizabeth. The fat and the lean: American wood type in the 19th cent.