Andrew & Harold,
thanks for the background and observations. Certainly a long history.
there has been a silence from the gent in Wales so not sure what he has or
where this stands.
best, m | interrobang
> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 15:14:09 +0200
> From: Andrew Brown <ab@...>
> Subject: RE: Risca Type
> As Harold Berliner has pointed out, Riscatype was a Monotype shop. It
> was owned by Yendall & Co. Ltd and was apparently established in
> 1870. The factory was at Risca in Monmouthshire and the London office
> in Red Lion Court off Fleet Street from 1951 to 1980. The specimen
> book I have runs to 256 pages, covers some 230 faces and was probably
> produced in the 1960s.