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Fann Street Foundry

Reed and Fox (Firm)

Fann Street Foundry

specimens of typographical ornaments, etc..

by Reed and Fox (Firm)

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Published in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsFann Street Letter Foundry.
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Open LibraryOL20217319M

serif — a gesture sparked by a page from a Fann Street Letter Foundry type specimen. By no means a revival, we used the notion of The Fann Street Letter Foundries' intriguing italics as a catalyst to develop our own designs. The calligraphic forms combined with the severe 16 degree angle create a dramatically. Talbot Baines Reed: | | | |Talbot Baines Reed| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

Clarendon in a Fann Street Foundry specimen book of c. , showing its use for emphasis within body text. Slab serif lettering and typefaces originated in Britain in the early nineteenth century, at a time of rapid development of new, bolder . Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry () Some account of the Oxford University Press, - Oxford University Press () Some early type specimen books of England, Holland, France, Italy, and Germany - W. Blades () Some notes on books and printing; a guide for authors and others - C. T. Jacobi ()Seller Rating: % positive.

History of the Typeface The original Clarendon was drawn in the s by Benjamin Fox for the Fann Street type foundry of London. It is said that the name came from the Clarendon Press at Oxford. Early Clarendon fonts were used primarily as titling and display faces, where their strong and sturdy nature shined. It was a morning for outrageous masks, spectacular costumes, whip-cracking strongmen, rocking horse jousts, lovely ladies and regal romeos dancing in the streets and fun everywhere as Kediri celebrated Muharram, the Islamic New Year’s Day on Thursday (15 Nov).


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Selections From the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Febru by Fann Street Foundry (Author) See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Fann Street Foundry. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry by Fann Street Foundry; Reed and Fox.

Publication date Topics Printing, Type and type-founding Publisher London: Reed and Fox Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language : Fann Street Foundry Founded by Robert Thorne inspecializing in display types.

The foundry was bought by William Thorowgood inby Robert Besley inbecame Reed & Fox in and closed inafter which designs passed to Stephenson Blake. The Fann Street Foundry Unlike continental Europe, Great Britain aggressively policed the power of the press until the lates and again a century later.

Talbot Baines Reed [d] writes that type was extra-strictly regulated—lest printed words incite and organize “sedition” perhaps characterized by the colonial US War for Independence against England [–]. Fann Street Foundry Reed&Fox (, London) is one of their specimen books.

The Reed and Fox typefaces Viennese and Corinthian were combined in in Nick Curtis's digital typeface Genever NF. Johannes Lang and Stefan Ellmer revived Viennese in as Brevier Viennese. Selections from the Specimen Book of the Fann Street Foundry.

(London: Reed and Fox, late Robert Besley & Co., ) A digital version of this book, including the original page scans, is available at The Internet Archive; the link at left goes there. Here is a local copy of the PDF version and the (nicer) DjVu version.

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. By no means a revival, we used the notion of The Fann Street Letter Foundries' intriguing italics as a catalyst to develop our own designs.

Internet Archive BookReader Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry Internet Archive BookReader Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry.

Fold-out of fat face from the Fann Street Foundry type specimen book at the Butler Library. (Source: Daily Type Specimen) advertisement from the John Soulby collection, University of Reading, via Michael Hochleitner. The mere size of the fat face display characters often dominated the page, virtually transforming them into images.

By aroundthe Fann Street Foundry (now Reed and Fox) could offer in its specimen book Clarendon designs that were condensed, "thin-faced" (light weight), extended, "distended" (extra-wide) and ry: Serif.

Get this from a library. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry. [Fann Street Foundry.; Reed and Fox.]. This is the best choice. Introduction Oi. Typeface. designed and shared by Kostas Bartsokas.

is an ultra-fat display typeface that has its roots in grotesque slab serifs, most specifically the style that sprung with the release of Caslon’s Ionic in and Clarendon by Fann Street Foundry in A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes Historical and Bibliographical on the Rise and Progress of English Typography [Talbot Baines Reed, A.

Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. There seems to be no doubt that A History of the Old English Letter Foundries, published in its only edition in Fann Street Founded by Robert Thorne inspecializing in display types.

The foundry was bought by William Thorowgood inby Robert Besley inbecame Reed & Fox in and closed inafter which designs passed to Stephenson Blake. This is a specimen book for the font Clarendon, originally created by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry. Selections from the specimen book of the Fann Street Foundry.

(London: Reed and Fox[?]), by Fann Street Foundry and Reed and Fox (page images at HathiTrust) Some notes on books and printing; a guide for authors and others, (London: Chiswick Press, C.

Whittingham and Co., ), by Charles Thomas Jacobi (page images at HathiTrust). Juicy Gothic is a typeface that I designed in It was inspired by “Plain Black,” a textura blackletter published in a Fann Street Foundry specimen book.

Below are spreads Juicy Gothic’s specimen book and posters highlighting features of some glyphs. Typeface available for free upon request.

Fry & Co. (from ). Edmund and Henry Fry admitted to partnership Edmund Fry & Co. (from ). Type Street Foundry built Edmund Fry and Isaac Steele (from ).

Edmund Fry and Son (after ). Circa foundry name changed to Polyglot Foundry. Acquired in by William Thorowgood, Fann Street Foundry [see Cottrell, above]. © Toby etc. All Rights Reserved. Fann Street is a street in the City of London. It runs west-east, from its junction with Aldersgate Street and Goswell Road in the west, to the junction with Golden Lane in the east.

The name has no connection with the making of fans as is suggested by the plaque placed by the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers on the Jewin Chapel in this street, but in its original form of Fann's.

It is not easy to say how far Reed was involved in the practical side of the foundry, but there is a surviving document, of which the title page is shown above, that gives us a fascinating hint: the handwritten ‘Catalogue of Hand Moulds’ of the Fann Street Foundry dated which is among materials that came to the Type Museum, London, with documents from.

Clarendon is an English slab-serif typeface that was created in England by Robert Besley for the Fann Street Foundry in Besley went as far as trying to patent the typeface, and Clarendon is now known as the first registered typeface.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.

Available in nine weights: Thin, ExtraLight, Light, Book, Regular, Medium, SemiBold, Bold and Black – all with corresponding true italics.