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ERIC Number: EJ298459
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Samuel Dyer and His Contributions to Chinese Typography.
Ismail, Ibrahim bin
Library Quarterly, v54 n2 p157-69 Apr 1984
This history of a London Missionary Society member's contributions to typography development in China highlights selection of 3,000 Chinese characters needed for purpose of printing Christian books, production of temporary font from wooden blocks, and use of European methods of punches and matrices to produce permanent metal font. (Twenty-seven references.) (EJS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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