Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 4
A mistake in a copy of the « Bishop's Bible » has revealed to a contributor to the B. and C. Printer and Stationer an interesting fact. In the title-page, the portrait of the Earl of Leicester is printed upside-down. The natural inference is, that the text and wood-cut were separately printed—which was not previously suspected.
An American type-founder, sending us his specimen-book, writes: « We take pleasure in reading your publication, especially some of your criticisms on new faces. But you come distressingly near the truth, sometimes—don't you think so? » That is possible, inasmuch as the column of « Recent Specimens » has no connexion with our advertising department.
At the jubilee festivities in Wellington, the Typographical Society made a brave show. They had a hand-press at work in a trolly, and printed off a sheet containing among other matters the Post's prize poem. The Press complains that the lithographed border was adapted with slight alteration from an original border designed for the jubilee ode issued from their office.