POLK, Ralph W.
Title: Practice of Printing.
Publisher:  Manual Arts Press, Peoria, Illinois , 1937,
Seller ID: 84923
POLK, Ralph W. The Practice of Printing. Peoria, Illinois : The Manual ArtsPress, (1937). Pp [i]-xiv,-300. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, b lue lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. A Brief History of Printing. 2. The Great Industry of Printing. 3. Type. 4. Type Cases. 5. Spacing Material. 6. The Process of Setting Type. 7. The Handling of Type Forms.8. Proofing and Correcting Forms. 9. The Distribution of Type. 10. The Pri nters' System of Measurement. 11. Common Usage in Composition. 12. Reading Printers' Proofs. 13. Locking Up Forms for the Press. 14. Printing Presses.15. Make-Ready and Feeding Plates Presses. 16. Printing Inks. 17. Composin g Machines. 18. Brass Rules and Their Use. 19. Composition of Tabular Forms. 20. The Use of Lay-Outs. 21. The Use of Borders. 22. Classification of Type Forms. 23. Legibility of Type Faces. 24. Fundamental Principles of Display – Fitness. 25. The Principle of Balance. 26. The Principle of Proportion. 27. The Principle of Shape Harmony. 28. The Principle of Tone Harmony. 29. The Use of Decoration in Printing. 30. The Use of Initial Letters. 31. Paper. 32. The Use of Color in Printing. 33. The Composition of Tickets. 34. The Composition of Business Stationery. 35. The Composition of Advertisements. 36. The Composition of programs. 37. Cover-Pages and Title-Pages. 38.The Composition of Books. 39. Printing Plates. 40. Linoleum Block Printing. 41. Photo-Offset Lithography. Glossary : Technical and Trade Terms. Slightlycocked, rubbed, else very good. 30.00