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TYPE FOUNDRIES OF AMERICA AND THEIR CATALOGS. Maurice Annenberg

TYPE FOUNDRIES OF AMERICA AND THEIR CATALOGS.

With additions and an introduction by Stephen O. Saxe and an index by Elizabeth K. Lieberman.
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1994. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 276 pages. With additions and an introduction by Stephen O. Saxe and an index by Elizabeth K. Lieberman. Reprint of the first edition with an added appendix. Recognized by booksellers, collectors, librarians and bibliographers for its great usefulness as the definitive bibliography of American type specimen books. This edition contains an appendix listing 73 type specimen books unknown at the time of the... READ MORE

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Contents

Maurice Annenberg                      v
Introduction                          xi
Acknowledgements                      xv
Participants                        xvii
Alternate Foundry Names              xix
Is this book necessary?                1

Henry L. Bullen                       10

American Type Founders Company        41
Bache, Benjamin Franklin              29
Baltimore Type Foundry                50
Barnhart Bros. & Spindler             56
Baine, John & Grandson                32
Bay, Jacob                            27
Benton, Waldo & Company               62
Binny & Ronaldson                     65
Binny, John                           68
Boston Type Foundry                   70
Bresnan Type Foundry                  78
Bruce's New York Type Foundry         79
Buell, Abel                           20
Buffalo Type Foundry                  88
California Type Foundry               90
Central Type Foundry                  98
Chandler, Adorinam & Company         103
Cincinnati Type Foundry              104
Cleveland Type Foundry               110
Collins & M' Leester                 112
Conner Type Foundry                  116
Cortelyou's Type Foundry             122
Crescent Type Foundry                124
Damon & Peets                        127
Dickinson Type Foundry               128
Empire State Type Foundry            133
Farmer, Little & Company             133
Farmer, A.D. & Son                   138
Fox, Justus                           27
Franklin Type & Stereotype Foundry   140
Green, H. H. Type Foundry            142
Hagar Type Foundry                   143
Hansen, H. C., Type Foundry          145
Heinrich, Ph.                        150
Holmes & Curtis                      152
Howe & Company                       153
Illinois Type Founding Company       155
Inland Type Foundry                  156
Johnson & Smith                      162
Johnson, L. & Company                163
Kansas City Type Foundry             166
Keystone Type Foundry                167
Kinsley, A. W. & Company             172
Knickerbocker Type Foundry           172
Lindsay Type Foundry                 174
Lothian, Robert                      176
Lothian Type Foundry                 177
MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan           179
Manhattan Type Foundry               189
Mappa, Adam Gerard                    34
Marder, Luse & Company               189
Mechanics Type Foundry               197
Mengel, John G. & Company            198
Minnesota Type Foundry               202
Mitchelson, David                     19
New England Type Foundry             203
Ohio Type Foundry                    204
Pacific States Type Foundry          206
Palmer & Rey                         208
Pelouze, Edward                      210
Pelouze, Lewis                       215
Reich, Starr & Company               216
Richmond Type Foundry                217
Robb & Ecklin                        219
Ronaldson, James                     220
Ryan, John Type Foundry              221
Sower, Christopher                    24
St. Louis Type Foundry               226
Standard Type Foundry                229
Starr, R. & Company                  229
Starr's Type Foundry                 230
Union Type Foundry                   231
Washington Type Foundry              234
Western Type Foundry                 235
White's Type Foundry                 236
Printing Periodicals                 242

Bibliography                         244

Appendix 1
Type Specimen Collections              247

Appendix 2
Additional1y Type Specimen Books       249

Appendix 3
A New Type Foundry                     255

Appendix 4
The New York Public Library Collection 257

Appendix 5
The Smithsonian Institution Collection 261

Appendix 6
The Stephen O. Saxe Collection         265

Appendix 7
Errata, Omissions & Duplications       273

Appendix 8
Select Bibliography                    275

Index                                  277