Art Monograms and Lettering (8th Edition)

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1916 - 8th variation - fifty one plates of monograms in numerous types to be used through engravers, penman, artists, signal painters and letterers. Ribbons, undefined, alphabets, embellishes, prospers and extra is additionally to be chanced on inside this booklet - the best of its kind.

Digitized by means of Lettering Library, a source for fans of typography, lettering, sign-painting and various different affiliated art-forms. Their web site makes a speciality of scarce antiquarian guides, either tutorial and reference dependent, and serves to supply worthwhile details on those approximately misplaced art-forms.

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Ligatures, which can be traced back to ancient handwritten manuscripts, were used from the earliest days of cast metal type but fell out of favor during the phototype era. Most digital fonts, however, include a range of ligatures. A series of points, either straight or describing one or more curves. Unlike in geometry, where lines have negligible thickness, lines used by graphic designers may be thin or thick, and need not be consistent over their entire length. They can also be broken or fragmented.

So the em is only vaguely related to the actual size of type for a specific font. And the relationship is even less clear where digital type is concerned, there being no physical referent at all. See also em dash, em space, and pica. indd 40 Text POINTS DE SUSPENSION ELLIPSE (AUSLASSUNGSPUNKTE) PUNTI DI SOSPENSIONE PUNTOS SUSPENSIVOS Fr: Ger: It: Sp: CADRATIN GEVIERT EM CUADRATÍN Job:01579 Title: Graphic Design Translated (Rockport) Page:40 1/19/10 3:07:59 PM 41 ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ EM DASH \ˈem ˌdash\, n EM SPACE \ˈem ˌspās\, n EMBOSS \im-ˈbäs\, n A dash the length of one em used to create a pause in a line of text, especially to set off a parenthetical phrase.

Hue relates to the relative position of a particular color along the circumference of a color wheel. A punctuation mark often confused with the en dash and em dash, the hyphen is shorter in length than either of the other two marks and serves a different purpose. In English, the hyphen is used to indicate the two parts of a word broken across a line break, and to create compound words, such as three-quarters, fixed-rate mortgage, and Asian-American. A graphical sign that looks like what it signifies.

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