Posts Tagged ‘Monsen Typographers’

Monsen’s Type Book Sets High Standard

The profile this month changes from typographer to typographic tool—in this instance the new jumbo type specimen book issued by Monsen Typographers, Inc. of Chicago.¹ When Thormod Monsen, a Norwegian immigrant, established his printing firm in Chicago in 1887, the shop boasted a type library of 110 different types, a very adequate supply for the […]