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Specimen book of types by V. & J. Figgins ....

Vincent Figgins

Specimen book of types by V. & J. Figgins ....

by Vincent Figgins

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Published by Figgins in London .
Written in English


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  Abstract. The scripts of South Asia, which mainly derive from the Brahmi script, afford a visible voice to the numerous linguistic communities that form over one fifth of the world’s : Fiona Ross. Specimen of plain & ornamental types from the foundry of V. & J. Figgins, 17 West street, Smithfield, London: Figgins, Vincent, typefounder, London: Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming Smithfield .

Triptych consists of three distinct styles amplifying the notion of structural differentiation within a typeface family. The triplet of Roman, Italick [sic] and Grotesque is designed to take on clearly defined hierarchical functions in a typographic system. Roman and Italick [sic] are irreverently free interpretations of the sturdiest of all sturdy book . He applied the ideal of the beautifully designed book to commercial book production and set the standard for twentieth-century book design. Century The head of typeface development at the .

  In this final extract from ‘Back with a flourish’ from Christian Schwartz examines some further examples of typographic embellishment. From a Figgins fatface to a ‘bizarre case of .   Specimen Book and Catalogue Inland Type Foundry. Saint Loius. Specimens and Price List of Brass Type Borders, Ornaments and Brass Rule. American Type Founders & Co. A Book of Types Borders, Ornaments, H.C. Hansen Type Foundry. Poster Advertising. s. Chicago. American Specimen Book .


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Specimen of Plain & Ornamental Types from the Foundry of V. & J. Figgins, 17 West Street Smithfield, London. Specimen of Plain & Ornamental Types from the Foundry of V. & J. Figgins, 17 West Street Smithfield, London: Published: Original from: Ghent University: Digitized: Feb 7, Export Citation:.

Retirement and legacy. Figgins ran his foundry until when he retired to live at 1 Prospect Place, Peckham Rye. He transferred his foundry to his two eldest sons, Vincent Figgins II of Southgate and James Figgins, who issued a first specimen book. Find Specimen Book of Types by V.

& J. Figgins, Type Founders, and Manufacturers of Printing Presses and Materials, Ray Street, Farringdon Road, London. [The Centenary Edition] by TYPE SPECIMEN. FIGGINS (V. & J.). Specimen of Plain & Ornamental Types from the Foundry of V.

and J. Figgins, etc. THE MODERN SUITE SHINNTYPE 3 FIGGINS SANS FIGGINS SANS BOLD has the same x-height, cap height, and ex- found in the book New York State Cabi-net of Natural History, published in Albany in Specimen of Printing Types, V.

& J. Pica Black, Outline, as shown in Specimen of Plain & Ornamental Types, from the foundry of V. & J. Figgins, 17 West Street, Smithfield, London, c. 2 of 3 Engraved letters fromshowing the.

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& J. Figgins, Type Founders, and Manufacturers of Printing Presses and Materials. London: London: (Revised price. Vincent Figgins Explained. Vincent Figgins (), of Peckham, England, was a British type-founder. After an apprenticeship with Joseph Jackson, he established his own type foundry in.

Hoefler criticizes Figgins’ Two Lines Pica Antique No. 2 from his specimen book of and compares it to his typeface Sentinel, a contemporary slab serif available through Hoefler & Co.

You can book an appointment to see the staff there, they are really helpful (it can be done via their website). But your best bet is to ask to speak to Nigel. The Day & Collins/Delittle books need to be.

fig 4. Specimen of Printing Types, V. & J. Figgins, London, Two-line Pearl and Brevier Sans-serif. An experimental design (compare the sizes) with a geometric quality notable in the circularity of the. S, V. & J. Specimen of plain and ornamental types from the foundry of V.

& J. Figgins, 17 West Street, Smithfield, London. N.d. []$ Founded in London inand running right up File Size: 1MB. The scale of the foundery of Messrs. and J. Figgins, as also that of Messrs. Thorowgood and Besley, were kindly furnished me by the respective houses.

I have also given Moxon's scale of sizes, which is. Inline Black Letter, cut by Vincent Figgins in the s, a form used by many newspapers for title pieces.

Shown in Specimen of Plain & Ornamental Types from the foundry of V. & J. Figgins, London. A Book of Types, Borders, Ornaments, Brass Rules, Printing Materials & the like for Printerdom. American Type Founders Company⁵ (Jersey City, NJ): American Specimen Book of Type Styles.

Laplace et cie. Bordeaux-based foundry. Their work can be found in Épreuves des caractères de la fonderie A. Laplace&cie (Paris, Bordeaux, ca.

) and in Épreuves des caractères de la Fonderie. Vincent Figgins: type specimens, andreproduced in facsimile; edited with an introduction and notes by Berthold Wolpe Printing Historical Society London Australian/Harvard Citation. Figgins. The English designer, author, and authority on color _____ became a major design influence in the mid-nineteenth century.

He introduced Moorish ornament to Western design in his book Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra, but his main influence was through his widely studied book.

Not in fact related to Thunderbird (q.v.). Matrices to Los Angeles Type Founders, then Barco / F&S Type Founders, then Skyline Type Foundry (November ). The Skyline Type Foundry matrix inventory. “Khmer Printing Types and the Introduction of Print in Cambodia: –” Ph.D.

Dissertation, Department of Typography & Graphic Communication. University of Reading, Author: Thomas S. Mullaney.22 Mar - Explore Babuny's board "William Caslon" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Typography, Types of printing and Type posters pins.