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Typographia, Or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin ... - Page 197
by John Johnson - 1824
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Typographical antiquities: history, origin, and progress, of the art of ...

Henry Lemoine - Art - 1797 - 156 pages
...cutting (incidendl) the characters in a matrix, that the letters might eafily be fmgly cnft, mifead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet ; and when he fhowed his matter the letters caft from thefe matrices, Fault was fo pleafed with the contrivance,...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 524 pages
...found out the method of cutting the characters in a matrix, that the letters might be cast singly, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet ; and when he shewed his master Fust, the letters cast from these matrices, Fust was so pleased with the contrivance,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 17

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...desirous to improve the art, found out (by the good providence of God) the method of cutting (”ncidendi) the characters in a matrix, that the letters might easily be singly cost instead of being cut. He privately cat matrices for the whole alphabet; and when he showed his...
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A New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Cyclopaedias - 1831 - 468 pages
...found out the method of forming the characters in a matrice, that the letters might be cast singly, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for...the whole alphabet ; and when he showed his master Fust, who appears to have assisted Guttemberg in his attempts to bring the art to perfection, the letters...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Religious newspapers and periodicals - 1832
...which the letters mi-lit be singly cast instead of the tedious process of cutting every one. He then privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet ; and when he showed his master the types cast from these matrices, Faustus was so overjoyed, that he promised him his only daughter Christina...
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A New Family Encyclopedia: Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835 - 468 pages
...found out the method of forming the characters in a matrice, that the letters might be cast singly, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for...the whole alphabet ; and when he showed his master Fust, who appears to have assisted Guttemberg in his attempts to bring the art to perfection, the letters...
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William Caxton, the First English Printer: A Biography

Charles Knight - Printers - 1844 - 240 pages
...perceiving his master Fust's design, and being himself ardently desirous to improve the art, found out (by the good providence of God) the method of cutting...the characters in a matrix, that the letters might each be singly cast, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet ; and,...
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Aids to English Composition

English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...found out (by the good providence of God) the method of cutting (inti'lcndi) the characters13 ttct/ M in a matrix, that the letters might easily be '/singly cast ; instead of bieng cut. He pri- K u/ i4 | vately cut matrices for the whole alphabet • !5 Faust was so pleased...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...Fausts design, and being himself wf3 r& t 12 to,, fdesirous [ardently] to improve the art, found out (by the good providence of God) the method of cutting (incidendi ) the characters13 »ut, 21 in a matrix, that the letters might easily be '/singly cast\\ instead of bieng...
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Cyclopędia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - Literature - 1854 - 368 pages
...perceiving iiis master Faust's design, and being himself desirous ardently to improve the art, found out — by the good providence of God — the method of cutting...a matrix, that the letters might easily be singly east, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet. Faust was so pleased...
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