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Ludlow typefaces

Ludlow typefaces

a specimen book of matrix fonts.

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Published by Martin J. Slattery in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination170p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21431973M

Jul 11,  · The Ludlow Typograph is a hot metal typesetting system used in letterpress printing. The system uses molds, known as matrices or mats, which are hand-set into a special composing stick. The device casts bars, or slugs of type, out of type metal primarily consisting of lead. Mihee from Ludlow Kingsley talks typefaces and answers a question about her cat. Making of Artistic Typefaces. I love making things with my hands and the experiments you can create with typefaces. This book is so different and inspiring when I'm creatively stuck.

Trade catalogs from Ludlow Typograph Co. Trade catalogs from Ludlow Typograph Co. Type of material "Stygian Black" typeface ; "One-Line Specimens of Ludlow Typefaces" ; "Hand Composition--Slug-Cast" by Irving B. Simon ; "As One Printer to Another" regarding the "Ludlow Typograph" ; other publications by Douglas C. McMurtrie: "Newspaper. The true worth of the Ludlow lies in the fact that the printer always has fresh, clean type to print from, and never has to worry about running out of sorts. The Ludlow is used primarily for headline-sized type 14 point and above, although mats were formerly made in many typefaces as small as 4 points.

The book American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century by Mac McGrew (published in by Oak Knoll Books, Delaware St., New Castle, DE ) was an enormous help when putting the list together. This book lists the standard and alternate names of typefaces. QUENTELL is a bold serif typeface in three weights: Medium, Semibold, and Bold. Because it uses thick and thin stems, it could be used in Art Deco-inspired designs (cf. Ludlow typefaces). QUENTELL would work in “vintage modern” design as well.


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Jan 27,  · A specimen book of typefaces supplied as matrix fonts for the Ludlow Typograph Machine, a non-composing linecaster. This is the hardcover specimen book, produced in four editions (the first was an edition without letter designation which I believe is from Junethen there was an edition B, then an as-yet-unattested edition C, and finally this, edition D).

Ludlow typefaces: supplementary specimen pages, March 15, [Reprint] Volume: supp. march Ludlow Typograph Co. Published by SPM Publications (). Ludlow Typefaces (The Large Specimen Books) The Ludlow Typograph Company published at least four editions of their big, hardcover specimen book under the title Ludlow Typefaces (in earlier versions with the subtitle "A Specimen Book of Matrix Fonts").

These rather sumptuous large volumes are distinct from the abridged specimen books issued under the title Some Ludlow Ludlow typefaces book.

A type specimen book of the Ludlow Typograph Company ( Clybourn Avenue, Chicago), published between and The list of typefaces shown: Artcraft, Bodoni (Bold, Black), Bodoni Campanile, Bodoni Modern, Bookman, Cameo, Caslon, Caslon Old Face Heavy, Caslon Heavy Italic, Century, Chamfer Gothic, Cheltenham Oldstyle.

Jan 27,  · "Supplement to the Typeface Book." (Chicago, IL: Ludlow Typograph Company, n.d.) This booklet was present in a pocket on the inside back cover of registered copy D of "Ludlow Typefaces," a specimen book of typefaces offered as matrix fonts.

Foundry in Chicago run by Robert Hunter Middleton. The type library was largely derivative, but it did include Ludlow typefaces book original scripts. May 08,  · Ludlow, in a single word, starkly illustrates the the brutal tactics of America's capitalist kings, versus the over-worked, under paid and largely powerless coal miners of early twentieth century southern Colorado.

This is a well-written and researched book, and should be required reading for every member of congress/5(21). Ludlow Garamond (3) Stellar (3) Delphian (2) Lining Plate Gothic (2) Radiant Extra Condensed (2) Artcraft (1) Cameo (1) Caslon Extra Condensed (1) Hauser Script (1) Ludlow Black (1) Mayfair (1) Medium Condensed Gothic (1) Wave (1) Admiral Script; Bodoni Black Condensed; More Bodoni Campanile; Chamfer Condensed; Florentine Cursive; Formal Script; Garamond (Ludlow).

The above photo is from an old Ludlow Catalogue of Ludlow Typefaces. The Ludlow type setting is. easy to handle.

These slugs make a great addition to foundry type you have in your shop. For. example if you have a font of 18 Mayfair and have a design where you would like a line 72 point. Mayfair, you can order the Ludlow slug to set and run your job.

uwmspeccoll. Typography Tuesday. Today we present Ludlow Typefaces: A Specimen Book of Matrix Fonts, circa The Ludlow Typograph Company was founded in by William I. Ludlow and William A. Reade to manufacture and distribute a typecasting and.

Jim Parrish Authored and/or Compiled Several Books. The Ludlow Trouble Shooting Guide $ This is an original work by Jim that will help you to figure out problems with your Ludlow and gives some ways to fix them yourself. The Ludlow Typograph (Ludlow) was perfected in by William A.

Reade. It is a linecasting machine that utilizes individual hand-set matrices (mats). The mats are assembled in a purpose built stick that is then locked into the top of the machine. A Ludlow Typograph is a hot metal typesetting system used in letterpress printing.

The device casts bars, or slugs of type, out of type metal primarily consisting of lead. These slugs are used for the actual printing, and then are melted down and recycled on the innovationoptimiser.comarters: Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Ludlow Machine Parts: S: Y: Book: 9" X 6". Ludlow Typograph: Ludlow Manual of Instructions with list of parts - No. Ludlow Typograph: Chicago, ILL. Ludlow Machine Parts: S: Y: Book: 9" X 6".

Ludlow Typograph: Ludlow Manual of Instructions with list of parts - No. Ludlow Typograph: Chicago, ILL: 7. Ludlow Machine Parts: S: Y. Ludlow Typefaces Ludlow Typefaces - $ - $ antique of BOOK s ALPHABETS lettering samples typeface typography typography typeface antique ALPHABETS lettering of samples s BOOK.

MASSIMO VIGNELLI Graphic Design for Non Profit Organizations AIGA Typefaces MASSIMO VIGNELLI Graphic. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

DWRI Ludlow Type Specimen Book Designed and printed at and for DWRI Letterpress using cast slugs of type from the Ludlow machine printed on a Vandercook letterpress press. Displaying the select typefaces available at the DWRI Letterpress printshop.

Printed in black ink on glossy paper. Ludlow typefaces: supplementary specimen pages, April, (Chicago: The Company, ), by Ludlow Typograph Co (page images at HathiTrust) A specimen of printing types, and ornaments, cast in the letter-foundry of G.B.

Ludlow Typefaces. Docs Coffee; on 14 Feb 15 () Happy Valentine’s Day, all. Sooo, I inherited a bunch of Ludlow mats from my father after he passed. A lot of them are scattered or were dumped in a bucket, and I’m having trouble identifying them. A reprint of one of the hardcover editions of the Ludlow specimen book is available.

May 29,  · I just read your Design Talk, “What’s a good typeface for books?”, and since I have a lot of books from Europe (drawing and animation books), I couldn’t help noticing that they use sans-serif types for books, contrary to your recommendation of using serif types.

Fonts from the foundry “Ludlow” in use. Monk: Thelonious Monk with Sonny Rollins and Frank Foster by Thelonious Monk Quartets Reid Miles; Andy Warhol.Add tags for "Ludlow typefaces; a specimen book of matrix fonts.". Be the first.

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Skip to main content. Try Prime Effective Use of and Design with Typefaces)] [By (author) Glenn Searfoss] published on (November, ) Ludlow Typefaces. A specimen book of matrix fonts. by Ludlow Typograph Company | 1 Jan Unknown Binding.