Lot 387: 13 items: Printing type, bookbinder's tools.

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December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, US

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Description: [Bookbinding/Printing Type] 13 Items. ++ Dura Cast Type. Best for Hot Stamping. [Label printed on front of original box.] Franklin Manufacturing, Norwood, Mass. (nd). 80 pieces only: Issued with 3 of each letter. 20 letters have all 3 pieces and 6 have 2 pieces only. 5 periods but no other punctuation. Includes “JR,” “SR,” and Mc.” ++ [Bookbinding type] Metropolis Bold. NY: Continental Typefounders Association, (nd). Probably a complete lowercase (fills the box), curiously issued without the lowercase letter “l” (which would presumably be found in the uppercase). Also includes 2 periods, 3 commas, single quotation marks, exclamation point, dollar sign, parentheses, and spacers. ++ Over 90 pieces of lowercase Roman type (small point size). Every letter is represented, but no figures or symbols. ++ Over 40 pieces of punctuation from a slightly larger font. Several of: $ & : - ++ Over 65 pieces from a calligraphic font. Every letter is represented (uppercase only), plus a few periods, commas, and question mark. ++ Over 70 pieces of type from at least 3 fonts (1 black letter, 2 Roman). ++ Plastic tub of line spacers (for composing printing type). Exterior: 7 x 10 ½ x 1 ½ in. Adhesion (mostly or entirely severable). Because of storage, adjacent spacers have adhesion (mostly or entirely severable). ++ Wood and cardboard typecase. Accommodates 48 sorts. Pencil numbers indicate that it had been used in alphabetical order (A-Z). In ink along 1 side: “24 pt Condensed Cheltenham.” [1900s.] Dust soiling. ++ Wood and metal device. Label: “Carolina Biological Supply Company/ Elon College, North Carolina.” 11 ? x 21 ? x 4 in. Dust soiling. ++ Standing press with manufacturer’s label on base (“Carolina Biological Supply Company/ Elon College, North Carolina”). Boards 12 1/4 x 21 ¼ in. ++ Wooden standing press with no manufacturer’s name. Boards: 19 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. Rotatable metal screws: 12 ½ in. Standing presses have dust soiling. Rotating metal screws have rust on surface. 95 to 100 Lb.
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Only Books, and select other smaller items, will be packed and shipped by Quinn's & Waverly Auctions Staff. Each individual book is carefully wrapped and packed with wrapping to fill medium size boxes. Please contact for details.

Invoices will be emailed by the Tuesday following the sale, at the latest. Payment is expected within 5 days of receipt of this invoice.

There will be a minimum $10 packing fee per box included in your shipping quote. To estimate shipping charges, assume that the average book weighs 3 pounds; large books can be in excess of 10 pounds. We include approximately 10 average size books per box. Go to Fedex and quote your desired shipping service with your estimated weight. Don't forget to include the $10 per box handling fee.

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