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Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan

Doug Clouse

Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan

typographic tastemakers of the late nineteenth century

by Doug Clouse

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Published by Oak Knoll Press in New Castle, DE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan -- History,
  • Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan Co. -- History,
  • Type and type-founding -- United States -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDoug Clouse.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ250.A2 C58 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885667M
    ISBN 109781584562320
    LC Control Number2008021650

    Book of Type - Barnhart bros. and Spindler. 1 - stran - 43 MB. Book of Specimens of Printing Types - MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan. stran - 38 MB. Specimen of Printing Types - MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan. stran - 28,5 MB. Specimen Book - Farmer, Little and Company. stran - 32 MB. Specimen of Printing Types - Wm Caslon. stran. In Annenberg’s Type Foundries of America the dates given for Johnson Type Foundry are to , re-organized in as MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan. Lawrence Johnson died in , abut the company sold product under that name until Paul.

    The printers' handy book of specimens: exhibiting the choicest productions of every description made at the Johnson Type Foundry: comprising every article essential for a book, newspaper, or job printing office Names Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan Co (Publisher) Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Philadelphia Publisher: The Company Library. Overview. A single line of type, identified as Ornamented No. 5 and spelling out ROPE ONIONS, from the MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan specimen book provided the pattern for this whimsical face. Offbeat yet elegant, graceful yet bold, it’s a natural choice for distinctive headlines. Both versions of the font include Latin, CE (with localization for Romanian and Moldovan).

      This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Shniedewend & Lee Co's Specimen Book And Price List Of Type: Manufactured By MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan Co. (Johnson Type Foundry), And Catalogue Of Printing Materials, Printing Presses And Paper Cutters Shniedewend & Lee Co, Mackellar, Format: Pasta blanda. In a Project Muse review of Doug Clouse’s book MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan: Typographic Tastemakers of the Late Nineteenth Century (Oak Knoll Press, ), James Mosley refers to the “anarchic poetry of the incidental texts” with their “sometimes disconcerting facetiousness.” Quite a few specimens lean toward science fiction.


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Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan by Doug Clouse Download PDF EPUB FB2

While this is a study of only one of many American foundries, in many ways MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan can stand as an exemplar of all the rest.

It was the descendant of the first successful American type foundry, Binny and Ronaldson, started in Philadelphia in The source of this material was MacKellar's own book from One Hundred Years MacKellar Smiths and Jordan Foundry, Philadelphia, PA. For a list of specimen books and a few pictures from them, check Maurice Annenberg's book, Type Foundries of America and their Catalogs (, Maran Printing Services; reprinted in by Oak.

[Mackellar, Shniedewend & Lee Co, Smiths & Jordan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan: Typographic Tastemakers of the Late Nineteenth Century [Doug Clouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan: Typographic Tastemakers of the Late Nineteenth Century/5(2).

"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. Specimens of Printing Types (or, on cover, Compact Book of Specimens). (Philadelphia: MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan, ) A digital version of this book, including the original page scans, is available at The Internet Archive; the link at left goes there.

Here is a local copy of the PDF version and the (nicer) DjVu version. While this is a study of only one of many American foundries, in many ways MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan can stand as an exemplar of all the rest.

It was the descendant of the first successful American type foundry, Binny and Ronaldson, started in Philadelphia in Author: Doug Clouse. Get this from a library. Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan: typographic tastemakers of the late nineteenth century. [Doug Clouse] -- "Illustrated historical account of Philadelphia-based MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan, the largest and longest-operating American type foundry of the nineteenth century.

Explores leaders, employees. MacKellar, Thomas, The American printer: a manual of typography, containing practical directions for managing all departments of a printing office, as well as complete instructions for apprentices: (Philadelphia, The Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan co., ) (page images at HathiTrust).

Get this from a library. One hundred years. MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan Foundry, Philadelphia, Pa. [American Type Founders Company.]. Eleventh book of specimens of printing types and every requisite for typographical use and adornment by Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan Co. MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan. Previous.

Next. List. Section from their type and borders specimen book. (see the following next two cards) Contact. Eleventh book of specimens of printing types and every requisite for typographical uses and adornment. by Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan. Publication date Topics Type and type-founding -- United States -- Specimens Publisher Philadelphia, MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan [pref] CollectionPages: MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan [Thomas MacKellar] Philadelphia-based foundry, which evolved in from the Johnson Type Foundry, which in turn evolved from Binny&Ronaldson.

The proprietors were Thomas MacKellar (), John F. Smith, Richard Smith, and Peter A. Jordan. MacKellar became one of the foundries merged into ATF in Accessibility. The Digital Library strives to provide access to its collections and resources to the Villanova University community and the global community of scholars, subject to any intellectual property or other restrictions on use.

Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan: Typographic Tastemakers of the Late Nineteenth Century by Doug Clouse (). Book/Printed Material Image 1 of Republican nominees.

[Specimen sheet] Philadelphia MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan Co. The printers' handy book of specimens, exhibiting the choicest productions of every description made at the Johnson Type Foundry: comprising every article essential for a book, newspaper, or job printing office Names Mackellar, Smiths & Jordan Co.

(Publisher) Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Philadelphia Library locations General. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Specimens of printing types by MacKellar, Smiths &. He subsequently became a foreman, and then a partner in that firm, which has been known from as Mackellar, Smiths, and Jordan, type-founders of Philadelphia.

His publications include The American Printer,a prose work, and the following in verse:— (1) Droppings from the Heart, ; (2) Tam's Fortnight Ramble, ; (3) Lines for. MacKellar's The American Printer was the dominant language style guide in the US at the time and ran to at least 17 editions between andand De Vinne's The Practice of Typography was the undisputed global authority on English-language typesetting style from until well past Dowding's first formal alternative spacing suggestion in.The firm-name was shortly afterward changed to MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan, and the establishment was named The Johnson Type Foundry, in honor of the deceased partner.

At this time a new "Specimen Book" was produced, under the editorship of Thomas MacKelhar, which, both for mechanical skill and literary worth, may be regarded as a unique production.This unusual Gothic face was found in the McKellar, Smiths and Jordan specimen book under the name Borussian, a then-current variant of “Prussian”.

This version is true to the original, so please note: a few of the uppercase characters—notably E and G—are rather unusual, so proceed with caution.