Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where printing-types are manufactured. Also called letter-foundry.
“Now it was that Madame de Berny showed her true devotion by coming to his aid in his financial troubles as well as in his literary ones; she loaned him 45,000 francs, saw to it that the recently purchased type-foundry became the property of her family, and, with the help of”
“It is true that, after Balzac had been obliged, to his intense grief, to part with both businesses at a loss, a fortune was made out of the type-foundry alone.”
“As a result of his efforts, the printing-press was sold to M. Laurent, and the type-foundry became the property of the De Bernys, under whom it was highly successful.”
“He was most anxious not to sell the type-foundry, and his parents have been severely criticised for their refusal to provide further funds for the purpose of carrying on that and the printing-office.”
“It was left to Cambridge to issue the best works of this class, for which that University borrowed the Oxford types, having no type-foundry of its own.”
“University by a gift of a complete type-foundry, consisting of punches, matrices, and founts of Roman, Italic, Orientals, 'Saxons,' and black letter, besides moulds and other necessary appliances for the production of type.”
“To help Foulis the better, they had with their own money assisted the establishment of the type-foundry of Wilson at Camlachie, where Foulis procured the types for his Iliad”
“In the University type-foundry Smith took an active interest, because he was a warm friend and associate of the accomplished type-founder.”
“This printing office often wanted sorts, and there was no type-foundry in America.”
“The doctor explained to Edith that he had been getting fair wages in a type-foundry until he had become too weak to go any longer to the shop.”
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