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Mechanick exercises on the whole art of printing (1683-4)

Moxon, Joseph

Mechanick exercises on the whole art of printing (1683-4)

by Moxon, Joseph

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Moxon ; edited by Herbert Davis & Harry Carter.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsDavis, Herbert John, 1893-1967., Carter, Harry Graham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ244.A2 M93 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlviii, 487 p. :
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4551184M
    ISBN 10048623617X
    LC Control Number77020468

    The machinery of printing houses changed only to the slightest extent between the days of Johannes Gutenberg (c) and the early nineteenth-century. The craft and culture of the printing house were exhaustively described in Joseph Moxon's, Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing, issued in parts in and available in a facsimile. Included therein was Mechanick Exercises in the Whole Art of Printing describing the complete process of letter design, punch cutting, foundry processes and printing. See this page larger here 1. Letterpress. The process of surface printing, (ink on metal surface to paper) was the primary means for printing books for most of printing history.

    In addition to the art of joinery, the “Mechanick Exercises” included pam-phlets on blacksmithing, house carpentry, bricklaying and drawing a sundial. Moxon () is perhaps best known for his treatise on the “Whole Art of Printing,” which features a long biography of his dealings, mostly as they relate to the world of Size: 1MB.   Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing ( – 4) Edited by Herbert Davis & Harry Carter, Oxford: OUP, (2nd. ed.) (rpr. NY: Dover, ) pp. xix -lv Bill on 8 Jan • LinkBorn: ()8 August

    This essay examines the shifting, ideologically situated and contested representations of print texts and technologies in two representative printers' manuals: Joseph Moxon's Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing and John Smith's The Printer's Grammar. The construction of orderly print is supported in each by changing discourses of sexuality and by: 9.   Printer’s manuals form an important source of book historical information. The first such manual in any language was Joseph Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing (London, ). Numerous handbooks were to follow over the centuries, and they are crucial for understanding of how texts were produced in the hand-press period.


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Moxon's Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of Handyworks Applied to the Art of Printing: A Literal Reprint in Two Volumes of the First Edition Published in the YearVolume 1 Mechanick Exercises, Or, the Doctrine of Handy-Works Applied to the Art of Smithing, Joinery, Carpentry, and Turning / By Joseph Moxon.

As hydrographer royal and as a printer and publisher, he had a reputation long known to many fellows. His election is probably linked to the January publication of the first part of Mechanick Exercises His most famous work, Mechanick Exercises Applied to the Art of Printing, [was] published in 24 numbers in Here he details.

Image of a type case from Joseph Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing, // Public Domain This phrase means being. Volume 1 was the first book in England to be published in parts, or fascicules.

Moxon resumed the series in with Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing, issued in twenty-four parts during and The general title page was issued with the.

Joseph Moxon (8 August – February ), hydrographer to Charles II, was an English printer specialising in mathematical books and maps, a maker of globes and mathematical instruments, and mathematical produced the first English language dictionary devoted to mathematics, and the first detailed instructional manual for : 8 August Mechanick Exercises: Or, The Doctrine of Handy-works.

Applied to the Arts of Smithing, Joinery, Carpentry, Turning, Bricklayery. To which is Added, Mechanick Dyalling: Shewing how to Draw a True Sun-dyal on Any Given Plane, However Scituated; Only with the Help of a Straight Ruler and a Pair of Compasses, and Without Any Arithmetical CalculationReviews: 1.Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of Handy-Works.

Applied to the Art of Smithing in General. by Joseph Moxon, Late Member of the Royal Society, and Hydographer [Sic] to King Charles II.

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