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Designers and engravers of type

William E. Loy

Designers and engravers of type

James West.

by William E. Loy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West, James -- (Engraver)

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    Paginationp. 774
    Number of Pages774
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20626006M

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Designers and engravers of type by William E. Loy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jan 28,  · Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type, edited by Alastair M. Johnson and Stephen O. Saxe, was originally written by William E.

Loy, a man who knew many of the designers and engravers of type himself. He presents biographies and the behind-the-scenes stories of many of these designers. Check out this excerpt from the book. Get this from a library.

Nineteenth-century American designers & engravers of type. [William E Loy; Alastair Johnston; Stephen O Saxe] -- "In William E. Loy, a San Francisco printing equipment salesman and scholar, had the idea of writing a series of profiles of type designers.

Loy took a long view of history, and realized that it. Loy’s articles, published alongside specimens of the design, allow us to examine the quality and innovativeness of the type these men designed as well as how they appropriated and advanced each other’s ideas. Nineteenth Century American Designers and Engravers of Type belongs in every type aficionado’s library.

Jun 21,  · This book is an updated complete collection of her two best books: The Non-Designer's Design Book and The Non-Designer's Type Book. I highly recommend this book in particular, as so many designers do not have even the basic understanding of basic rules of design and page layout, or how to work with type and typography/5(52).

In the process of indexing them, a nearly complete set of William E. Loy’s original series on Designers and Engravers of Type was assembled.

The only missing installment is No. 2—the biography of James West (, March ). Apparently, sometime during the past + years, a “smarty-pants” UC student felt justified in removing it.

Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type First Edition. by William E. Loy (Author) › Visit Amazon's William E.

Loy Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. William E. Loy Author: William E. Loy. Jan 28,  · Nineteenth-Century American Designers and Engravers of Type, edited by Alastair M.

Johnson and Stephen O. Saxe, was originally written by William E. Loy, a man who knew many of the designers and engravers of type himself.

He presents biographies and the behind-the-scenes stories of many of these designers. Learn about Frank Gasparro, the tenth Chief Engraver and Sculptor of the US Mint. Gasparro is one of the most legendary US coin designers in history, responsible for the design of the reverse of the Lincoln Memorial Cent, reverse of the Kennedy Half Dollar, Eisenhower Dollar and Susan B.

Anthony dollar. Hundreds of billions of coins depict Frank Gasparro's coin designs. Now, a century later, typographical historians Alastair Johnston and Stephen Saxe have realized Loy's vision, fully illustrated and annotated.

This is one of the first reference books on nineteenth-century American type design, and as such is an important addition to typographical history. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Endorsed. "The case of designers" was part of the campaign made by William Hogarth, and his colleagues in support of a bill before the House of Commons inresulting in a law often called Hogarth's Act.

In the second paragraph of his first biography of Designers and Engravers of Type, William E. Loy states Rule One of letterpress display-type research: “Very few engravers of type faces work from their own designs; indeed, the qualifications are so dissimilar that one.

All printers and book publishers during the time produced samples of their typefaces for publication in small specimen books. The most notable is from Pierre Simon Fournier whose details of the practices of book publishing, punch cutting and typography provided a historical reference for the development of the trades.

He also developed a system of type measurement, which was further developed. Designers & Books does not have any financial relationship with any of these booksellers. Tweet. From the Publisher. This book features a curated collection of nearly exquisite designs, along with essays from designers in the field about the essence of creating compelling, communicative designs using typography in myriad ways.

77 NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN DESIGNERS AND ENGRAVERS OF TYPE. Loy, William E. (edited by Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe). New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press,9 x 12 inches, hardcover, dust jacket.

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34 designers & engravers of type Mr. West’s next engagement was with Farmer, Little & Co., and among his early productions were the series of Rimmed Roman, Rimmed Condensed, Rimmed Black, Franklin Ray Shaded, Payson Script, Heading Script, with two or more lower-cases with.

In Oak Knoll published a new edition of William Loy’s NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN DESIGNERS & ENGRAVERS OF TYPE. This book, which has an introduction & design by Johnston, was the result of a long collaboration with type historian Stephen O.

Saxe who provided samples of every type mentioned by Loy (and many more) to illustrate the book. Buy Engravers #2 Bold desktop font from Monotype on travelingartsfiesta.com This account of the life and work of German immigrant Herman Ilenburg/Ihlenburg integrates multiple biographies published in the series entitled Designers and Engravers of Type written by William E.

Loy (The Inland Printer, –) with the research of David Pankow. 1 Supplementary information was compiled from such 19th-century sources as US design patents, trade periodicals, specimen. Brigdens of Winnipeg: Designers Engravers by Mary Jo Hughes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at travelingartsfiesta.com10 influential black designers from past to present Dawson started working for Chicago Engravers in and departed three years later to become a freelance designer.

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