Empty French Combination (Single) Case


This case is shown in Ringwalt, American Encyclopaedia of Printing (1871) as the case being adopted by Parisian printers. It is also shown in Southward, Practical Printing (1882) as being the one used by English printers when setting in French. Note that by the 3rd edition of Practical Printing (in 1887), the case is omitted. The type lay is French Combination.

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This page was written in 1998 by David Bolton and last updated 28 August 2013.