Typesetting A primer of information about working at the case, justifying, spacing, correcting, making-up, and other operations employed in setting type by hand
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Typesetting A primer of information about working at the case, justifying, spacing, correcting, making-up, and other operations employed in setting type by hand

By A. A. (Alexander A.) Stewart
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber’s Note
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
  • TYPESETTING
    • Introductory
    • Preliminary Suggestions
    • Learning the Case
    • Units for Measuring
    • Spaces and Quads
    • A Simple Spacing Table
    • Hair Spaces and Justifiers
    • Leads and Slugs
    • Setting the Composing Stick
    • Use of the Composing Rule
    • Setting Type
    • Justifying the Lines
    • Emptying the Stick
    • Tying Up the Page
    • Taking Proofs
    • Making Corrections
    • Importance of Uniform Spacing
    • Rules for Spacing
    • Spacing of Italic
    • Spacing Capital Letters
    • Wide Spacing
    • Paragraph and Other Indentions
    • Setting Poetry
    • Headings
    • Initial Letters
    • Making Up Pages
    • Washing Type
    • Distributing Type
    • SUPPLEMENTARY READING
    • REVIEW QUESTIONS
    • GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS
    • TYPOGRAPHIC TECHNICAL SERIES FOR APPRENTICES
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • CONTRIBUTORS
      • For Composition and Electrotypes
      • For Composition
      • For Electrotypes
      • For Engravings
      • For Book Paper
    • For Composition and Electrotypes
    • For Composition
    • For Electrotypes
    • For Engravings
    • For Book Paper
    • Transcriber’s Notes
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