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2 edition of Vincent Figgins type specimens found in the catalog.

Vincent Figgins type specimens

Berthold Wolpe

Vincent Figgins type specimens

1801 to 1815

by Berthold Wolpe

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Published by Printing Historical Society in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Berthold Wolpe.
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Open LibraryOL13700105M

“Type-foundry of Vincent Figgins –” Motif 1 (February ): 29– Old-fashioned Type Specimens in the Robinson-Pforzheimer Collection. New York: The Printing Office, New York Public Library, Ovink, G. W. “Ninetieth-century reactions against the didone type model (1).” Quærendo 1, no. 2 (): 18– "A capital titling face with numerals, erroneously labelled in Figgins specimen book of as an ‘antique’ or roman. With a very bold, nearly monoline construction and squared serifs as thick as the main stroke, this type surpassed even the fat face style in blackness, it was popularised by the advent of handbills and early advertising posters, which needed bold type styles to project. Vincent Figgins Type Specimens Wolpe | Graphic Design Type Specimen Typography + $ shipping. Dot Dot Dot 3 Stuart Bailey Peter Bilak Graphic Design Typography Type Specimen. $ + $ shipping. McLoughin Bros Santa Claus Graphic DIe Cut. $ Free shipping. circa Antique History Book "Twelve Famous Girls Seller Rating: % positive.


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Vincent Figgins Type Specimens, and Reviews: 1. Buy Vincent Figgins Type SpecimensReproduced in Facsimile First Edition by Wolpe, Bertholde (Ed.) (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Reviews: 1. Vincent Figgins ( – 29 February ) was a British typefounder based in London.

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, had a strong influence on the styles of British printing in the nineteenth century.

Figgins was then able to make a perfect recreation of the type. He then worked on a similar job to finish the Double Pica type in Robert Bowyer’s edition of David Hume"s The History of England.

This was being worked on by Jackson at the time of his death. In he issued his first specimen book, which included a long bodied English typeface. London: TypRef F [] Figgins. Figgins. Vincent Figgins Type Specimens and Reproduced in facsimile.

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Specimen of Book and Newspaper Types, from the Foundry of Vincent and James Figgins, London,[4] pp., leaves of type specimens printed rectos only, variable spotting and browning, one specimen leaf (no. [], 'English Greek, No. 2') with section excised, marbled endpapers and edges, contemporary calf, blind palmette roll to covers, 'V & J.

Figgins, London' gilt to. Dec 8, - Related. The collection includes printed specimens of metal type from foundries such as Caslon, John Baskerville, Vincent Figgins, Stephenson Blake & Company, American Type Founders, Monotype, Linotype, Letraset, and printed specimens of wood type manufacturers such as the Hamilton Wood Type Company, Robt.

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- This Pin was discovered by Alex. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. specimen book in which he featured a. addendum to Vincent Figgins’ type. serif that first appeared in an of display types, among them a slab.

nineteenth century concocted a variety. Vincent Figgins Influential typefounder, born in England, (Peckham).

He published several books of type specimens, and designed Gresham (), Old English (), Figgins Shaded (), Figgins Tuscan (, digitized by HiH ()), Egiziano Black () and Egyptian (). His slab serifs such as Egiziano served as a model for Ale Navarro's LC Merken (). This typeface was designed by Vincent Figgins ().

It first appeared in with the publication of: Specimen of Printing Types, by Vincent Figgins, Letter Founder, West Smithfield, London.

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London, []. -- Another copy. -- BERRY, W. Turner and A.F. JOHNSON. Encyclopaedia of Type Faces. Specimen of printing types by Vincent Figgins (Book) Most widely held works by Vincent Figgins Language culture type: international type design in the age of Unicode by John D Berry (Book).

Vincent Figgins - Luc Devroye. Vincent Figgins Influential typefounder, born in England, (Peckham). He published several books of type specimens, and.

Vincent Figgins’ Two-Line Nonpareil, Sans-Serif; Two-Line Pearl, Sans-Serif; Brevier, Sans-Serif; and Pearl, Sans-Serif shown in his Specimen of Printing Types, The latin setting of the Pearl is from an inscription on the then new London Bridge, suggesting one of.

The first low-contrast Latin letters without serif terminations appeared on jubilee coins fromand later under the name ‘Egyptian’ in the William Caslon IV type specimens.

Some two decades later, a very heavy serifless font appeared under the name that we use today, sans serif, in the Vincent Figgins specimen book from One of the most influential typographers of the 19th century, Vincent Figgins, has inspired a new typeface by Monotype, launched today.

Called Macklin, the superfamily is based on Figgins' entire body of work, transformed into a single, comprehensive type has been designed by Monotype's Malou Verlomme to help brands "appeal more emotionally to modern consumers", as the foundry puts it.

"A capital titling face with numerals, erroneously labelled in Figgins specimen book of as an 'antique' or roman. With a very bold, nearly monoline construction and squared serifs as thick as the main stroke, this type surpassed even the fat face style in blackness, it was popularised by the advent of handbills and early advertising posters, which needed bold type styles to project.

Vincent Figgins, author of Vincent Figgins: type specimens, and reproduced in facsimile, on LibraryThing. Vincent Figgins showed the first typographic Antique (in metal) in his Specimen of Printing Type.

His competitor William Thorowgood dubbed a very similar style of typeface Egyptian in his Thorowgood, (late Thorne,) Letter Founder. The Antique, or Egyptian, was widely used and immensely popular during the first half of the nineteenth. This specimen held in the American Type Founders Library Collection, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University.

In the English foundry of Vincent Figgins released the first lowercase set for the Italian, which corresponded to a more condensed uppercase. Imagen Espécimen de cuatro estilos dentro del catálogo de tipos de Vincent Figgins [ca.

Vincent Figgins Type Specimens - and Facsímil. Londres: Printing Historical Society, Imagen tomada de: “La Herencia Europea. Parte II”, A. Lo Celso. Wood Type. John Thompson, Street Advertising from Street Life in London, c. Wanted Poster, Wood and Metal typefaces, Slab-Serif Vincent Figgins, Two Lines Pica Antique No.

2 from Specimen Book, As a result, there are different versions of the specimen book. In those copies that include the new Antique, that specific specimen is printed on paper with an watermark. The design is dated by the watermark rather than the title page. Figgins Antique.

[Figgins] Vincent Figgins Type Specimens. and Reproduced in facsimile. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Berthold Wolpe, R.D.I. Printing Historical Society. London, Fold-out specimen sheets.

Case bound in green cloth with gilt on spine. Fine with only minor fading on the spine. $85 The Fount Volume I, Issue I.Peckham takes its roots in a surprising French Canon from Vincent Figgins specimen ( / ). It has the typical boldness of Figgins’display type but was adapted to the contemporary taste.

While keeping the original contrasts and sharp verticality of Figgins’French Canon, Peckham is also nourished by early nineteenth century’s Scotch.Vincent Figgins, the English type founder, in the / Specimen of Printing Types, by Vincent Figgins, Letter Founder showed a 4-line Tuscan named simply: Ornamented No 2.

This was an ornate style derived from Roman as evidenced by its contrasting stroke weights.