Dictionary of Typography and its Accessory Arts (Cambridge by John Southward

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By John Southward

The son of a Liverpool-based printer, John Southward (1840-1902) was once a prolific author and editor of books at the topic. He edited the Printers' check in from 1886 to 1890, and his glossy Printing: A guide remained a typical paintings for apprentice printers and compositors good into the 20th century. This dictionary of phrases hired in printing places of work was once one in every of his previous works, at first issued as a per month serial in the Printers' sign in. The ensuing excessive call for resulted in the booklet of a moment version in e-book structure in 1875. Painstakingly compiled, it covers the historical past and perform of typography, and offers references to different works the place additional details are available. Over a century later, the know-how and terminology of typesetting and printing have passed through huge, immense adjustments, yet this e-book continues to be a desirable photo of the British printing within the mid-to-late 19th century.

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Almost all of them, however, have been found to be of no real economy in the composition of general matter. —See SETTING EULE. —An instrument in which letters are set, or arranged in lines. Composing-sticks of the old-fashioned makes consist of the following parts: The plate, which forms the bed of the instrument; the flanch, turned up from the plate at right angles, and five-eighths of an inch above the plate, through which are bored holes, about one inch apart from each other, to receive the screw; the head, which is of the same height as the flanch, but much stronger, securely fastened to it and the plate by rivets, dovetail, or brazing ;lthe slide, having an opening in the lower leg, or part which rests against the'flanch, to admit the tenon of the nut, which is shouldered to fit into this groove, and which nut is to receive the screw on its being passed through one of the holes, to fasten the slide to any measure that may be required.

The mechanical part of the process now familiarly known as electrotyping^ consists of Moulding, Backing-in the Plates, and Finishing. Mouldings may be made from woodcuts. The most effectual moulding substance is the best yellow wax, to which two to fifteen per cent, of turpentine may be added in cold water to prevent it froiti cracking whilst cooking'. New wax should be boiled several hours before moulding. It should be kept in a large iron fish-kettle, to be ladled out as required. Should it become burnt it is useless.

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