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A specimen of printing types

Collection Data

Names
Caslon, William, 1754-1833 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1785
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by Galabin and Baker
Issuance: monographic
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1785 (Caslon, H. W., & company, ltd., London. Specimen of printing types)
Topics
Printing
Type specimens
Genres
type specimens
specimens
Notes
Content: Includes 2 leaves of music specimens.
Content: Five leaves of specimens, four of them headed "Eliz. Caslon's new ... " and notice of the purchase of the Chiswell street letter foundry and its continuation as Firm of Eliz. Caslon and co., 1 leaf, dated "London, July 1799" and signed in ms. "Caslon & Catherwood," bound at end.
Physical Description
Extent: 51 l. 21.5 cm.
Printed on one side of leaf only.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14145830
RLIN/OCLC: 25906270
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ae3d3e0-5ec1-0131-327b-58d385a7b928
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