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7 edition of Stephenson Blake found in the catalog.

Stephenson Blake

the last of the Old English typefounders

by Roy Millington

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Published by Oak Knoll Press, The British Library in New Castle, Del, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Stephenson, Blake and Company -- History.,
    • Type and type-founding -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Type and type-founding -- England -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-243) and index.

      Statementby Roy Millington.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ250.A2 M654 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 247 p. :
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569878M
      ISBN 10158456086X, 071234795X
      LC Control Number2002072568


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The business of Stephenson Blake and Company grew from modest beginnings in into a business that dominated the typefounding industry in Britain. Roy Millington charts the history of this typefoundery, with particular focus on the changing technical and social milieu in which the company by: 2.

Bound in clean grey cloth with olive coloured backstrip and gilt titles to spine, this dated hardcover First Edition is VG. pp with Family Tree of Stephenson Blake Company back to Caxton, Brief history of Stephenson Blake book Letter Foundry by Directors, With pp of Type specimens, including Masonic Emblems, Royal Arms, Initials, Art Ornaments etc.

Inscription to rear fixed endpaper and small abrasion to foot of. A bit of the early history as summarized in that type specimen book. This is backed up by a rather impressive genealogical tree, linking Stephenson Blake by blood and money (mergers) to William Caxton (ca.

), Joseph Moxon (ca. ), Walpergen (ca. ), James and Thomas Grover (ca. ), William Caslon I (ca. ), Joseph Fry (ca. ), Edmund Fry (ca. ), William Caslon II. Fonts from the foundry “Stephenson Blake” in use. A British foundry with roots that go back to Caxton in the 15th-century.

The name comes from founders John Stephenson and James Blake who established the company in Sheffield in and then purchased William Caslon IV’s foundry. By the s, Stephenson Blake, & Co.

Ltd. had absorbed most of the UK’s typefounders, including Caslon. Sheffield, UK: pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Beige cloth-backed boards.

Light toning and shelf wear around edges, else Near Fine, in toned dust jacket. Item #Author: (Printing Types) Blake, Stephenson. Stephenson Blake was a leading type founder based in Sheffield from the early 19th century to the s (it has now diversified into specialist engineering). This booklet is undated but information accompanying designs places it c Spiral-bound paperback, Stephenson Blake book.

THE TYPE ARCHIVE. The Type Archive holds the National Typefounding Collection, purchased with grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund; broadly comprising; 1. the typefounding materials of the Sheffield typefounders, Stephenson Blake, a collection dating from 16th century London typefounders to their 20th century counterparts; 2.

the hot-metal archive and plant of the Monotype. Stephenson & Blake Ltd was founded in by Mr John Stephenson, to manufacture quality printers type. Following Stephenson Blake book need for extra finance, the company was joined later in the year by Mr James Blake.

His £ investment coming from the legacy left to him in his mother’s will. Apart from the SB specimen book, I have a small spiral-bound ‘A Book of Types from Stephenson Blake’.

No date, but the plastic binding and the illustrations of the coats of arms of Queen Elizabeth II (designs approved March ) make me think it’s from the early s.

It lists Windsor Elongated, pt, Windsor pt, and Windsor Outline pt. Some sources say that Stephenson, Blake was formed for the purpose of acquiring the Caslon [IV], Jr foundry (formerly Jackons's).

Millington's account makes it clear that this was not the case and that the real story is much more interesting. of Upper Allen Street, Sheffield Company established - Blake, Garnett and Co Partnership change.

' the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, John Stephenson, Thomas Blake, William Thompson, Henry Bannister Smith, and Henry Stephenson, all of Sheffield, in the county of York, carrying on business as Type Founders, under the style or firm of Stephenson, Blake.

The Stephenson Blake Grotesque fonts are a series of sans-serif fonts created by printing company Stephenson Blake of Sheffield mostly around the end of the nineteenth ry: Sans-serif.

Sheffield typefoundry started in July by silversmith and mechanic William Garnett and toolmaker John Stephenson, financially supported by James Blake, seemingly with little prospect for success.

However in November of that year news came that the breakaway Caslon foundry (formed when William Caslon III left the original Caslon foundry in ) was put up for sale by William Caslon IV. Stephenson Blake [John Stephenson] Founded in in Sheffield by toolmaker John Stephenson (died in ), silversmith William Garnett and financier James Blake, initially largely based on the purchase of the foundry of William Caslon III and IV in In Garnett left to become a farmer.

The rise of Stephenson, Blake spans five generations and many innovations. How the firm met the challenges is a fascinating read. This account of the last of the Old English Typefounding Companies belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in typographical or printing history and Britain's great manufacturers."--Front flap of book jacket.

Stephenson and Blake fonts download The Stephenson serif font is a modified version of a design by Sheffield company Stephenson & Blake Co.

Typefounders, established in At the height of Sheffield's power as a producer of steel, Stephenson & Blake was the world´s largest manufacturer of. Bradbury, R.C. 20th century U.S. miniature books, p.

no. 21 Subject headings Stephenson, Blake and Company. Printing--Great Britain. Type and type-founding--Great Britain. Miniature books--Specimens. Genre heading Miniature books (Printing) United States 20th century. Rob Firth over at British Letterpress writes about the new housing development being built in part of the historic Stephenson, Blake Foundry in Sheffield.

Rob writes: “The historic building, in the St Vincent’s conservation area with connections stretching back to William Caxton, Wynkyn de Worde and William Caslon, became a folorn sight. Genre/Form: Specimens: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Caslon Letter Foundry.

Stephenson Blake printing types. Sheffield, London, Caslon Letter Foundry, Buy fonts from the Stephenson Blake. OpenType, TrueType, PostScript available for Mac and PC. The face is named Glenmoy.

I have a catalog titled “Wood Letter” from Stephenson, Blake & Co. it is shown in a supplement in the front of the book so it must have been a recent cutting added at that time as the rest iof the book had already been on press.

: Specimens of Printing Types from Stephenson Blake, The Caslon Letter Foundry, Sheffield: pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo.

Beige cloth-backed boards. Light toning and shelf wear around edges, else Near Fine, in toned dust jacket. Each of the previous books had used a different style of font. This time Harling recommended yet another font called Tea Chest, one that he had designed in for the foundry Stephenson Blake.

When Stephenson Blake launched it they described it thus: ‘Tea Chest. Available in pt (60 and pt sizes in preparation.). View the profiles of professionals named "Blake Stephenson" on LinkedIn. There are 20+ professionals named "Blake Stephenson", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities.

The business of Stephenson Blake and Company grew from modest beginnings in into a business that dominated the typefounding industry in Britain. Roy Millington charts the history of this typefoundery, with particular focus on the changing technical Author: Roy Millington.

Stephenson, Blake and Co. was founded in Inthe famous type foundry H. Caslon & Co. was acquired. Stephenson, Blake and Co. stopped founding of type in the late s. Their materials were placed in the Type Museum in London.

Latin is part of the Linotype Library. the book Stephenson Blake: The Last of the Old English Typefounders as your pal. It means that it can for being your friend when you really feel alone and beside that of course make you smarter than ever before.

Yeah, it is very fortuned for yourself. The book makes you. Bibliography: Specimen Books. American Type Founders Corporation, the () American specimen book of type styles: complete catalogue of printing machinery & printing supplies, New Jersey, The American Type Founders Corporation Caslon Letter Foundry, The () Specimens of printing types from Stephenson Blake: the Caslon Letter Foundry Sheffield, Sheffield, The Caslon Letter Foundry.

Stephenson Blake is a name older designers will be familiar with, as they manufactured traditional lead type fonts. Much of this was done from their works in Sheffield which closed in the early s, bringing an end to both the manufacture of type in the UK, as well as.

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The designs draw inspiration from a number of British type foundries including Stephenson Blake, Day & Collins and Miller & Richard. I'll give you an example – the floral italics adopt an unusually cursive style for a sans serif, a gesture sparked by a page from a Fann Street Letter Foundry type specimen.

Book Covers Old & New: A brief comparison of Typefaces Octo § Leave a comment Windsor is an old style serif display typeface created in by Eleisha Pechey for the Stephenson Blake type foundry.Sir William Samuel Stephenson CC MC DFC, (23 January – 31 January ) was a Canadian soldier, airman, businessman, inventor, spymaster, and the senior representative of British Security Coordination (BSC) for the entire western hemisphere during World War is best known by his wartime intelligence codename people consider him to be one of the real-life Nationality: Canada.Lining Type: Borders, Ornaments, Brass Rules, Printing Material, Machinery [BLAKE & CO.

LTD STEPHENSON] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Third edition. With a 79 page equipment catalogue at the end. Covers rubbed around edges with worn spots at spine extremities. One ornament cut out on page xviii.