Monday, July 21, 2014

These Piles of Dull Lead, These Casks of Sparkling Antimony, This Copper, and This Tin, Go to Form the Grand Amalgam of Which Type Is Made (1871)

Thomas MacKellar, The American Printer: A Manual of Typography, Containing Complete Instructions for Beginners, as Well as Practical Directions for Managing Every Department of a Printing Office. With Several Useful Tables, Numerous Schemes for Imposing Forms in Every Variety, Hints to Authors, Etc. (Philadelphia: MacKellar, Smiths, and Jordan, 1871), 29.