A specimen / by William Caslon, letter-founder, in Chiswell-street, London.
- London : W. Caslon, [1750 or 1751].
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet ( p.) ; 51 x 41 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- This copy is cased with: A specimen / William Caslon. London, . (Berry & Johnson, variant G)
Printed in four columns, with 1734 at foot of fourth column.
This has all points called for in Berry & Johnson's variant H, i.e. no blank space across center of sheet; 18 units of pica flowers (fourth band from the left at bottom); word "specimen" at foot in long primer caps; "s" in word "nostra" in French Cannon italic specimen is broken off.
"This specimen to be placed in the middle of sheet 5 Uu, vol. II" [of Chambers' Cyclopaedia, 6th or 7th ed., London, 1750 or 1751]. cf. Berry & Johnson.
Berry & Johnson. Specimens of printing types, 1665-1830, p. 15
- Subject Terms:
- Caslon, William, 1693-1766 -- Printer.Printing -- Specimens.Type and type-founding -- Great Britain.
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