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Kemble Type Specimen Collection Kemble Spec Col 16
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A. Foreman and Son (Type foundry, San Francisco) undated


Alexander Wilson and Sons (Type foundry, Glasgow) undated


American Type Founders Company (Type foundry) undated


Austin Letter Foundry (Samuel and Thomas Sharwood, London) undated

Scope and Contents

Reproduction from Argus Books, Sacramento, California.

Caslon, William (Type founder, London) undated


Champion Papers (Hamilton, Ohio) undated


Cincinnati Type Foundry (Cincinnati, Ohio) undated


Continental Typefounders Association (New York) 1947-1949, undated


Dickinson Typesetting Company (Oakland) undated


Eastern Corporation (Bangor, Maine) undated


Foolproof Press (Rick von Holdt, Fremont) 1982


Frederic Ryder Company (Advertising typographers, Chicago) 1969


Joh. Enschede en Zonen (Haarlem, Netherlands) 1928

Scope and Contents

Material is titled The Netherlands Typefoundries and their Material from the 15th to the 19th Centuries a Historical Account Documented and Illustrated chiefly from the Firm of Joh. Enschede en Zonen . Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen for William Rudge.

Joseph Fry and Sons, Letterfounders (London) undated


Klingspor Typefounders (Morristown, New Jersey) undated


Mackenzie and Harris, Inc. (Typographers and type founders, San Francisco) 1948, 1960, undated

Scope and Contents

The Centaur and Arrighi specimen was designed by Bruce Rogers, text by Robert Grabhorn of the Grabhorn Press, and printed by Taylor and Taylor, San Francisco.

Mergenthaler Linotype Company 1926, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes facsimile of William Caslon type specimen sheet; a reproduction of a specimen designed by Plato de Benedictis; a specimen of Garamond type; a specimen of Cloister type; a specimen of Caslon old face; and a specimen of Bodoni Book type.

Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc. (Cohoes, New York) 1967


Monotype Composition Company (Type founders and typesetters, San Francisco) 1923, undated


Monotype Corporation Limited (Surrey, London) undated


Omnicorp (San Francisco) 1973


Pacific Pony Press (Oakland) undated


Pacific Typographic Service (Emeryville, California) 1971, 1973


Price Typography (San Francisco) undated


Robinson-Pforzheimer Collection of Old-Fashioned Type Specimens (New York Public Library) undated


Type City (Roger Black, Tom Ingalls, Jim MacKenzie, Los Angeles) 1973


Unidentified type specimen undated


Visual Graphics Corporation 1970


White, John T. (Type founder, New York) undated