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Ottmar Mergenthaler: The Man and His Machine : A Biographical Appreciation of the Inventor on His Centennial

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Pages: 244

Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Publisher: Date:Unknown - Oak Knoll Press

By: Basil Charles Kahan, Basil Bahan

Ottmar Mergenthaler is considered one of America's greatest inventors. The German immigrant revolutionized the printing and publishing industry with the invention of an automatic typesetting machine which became known as the Linotype. This remarkable machine made it possible to eliminate the laborious hand setting of lead type by allowing one Linotype operator to do the work of a half-dozen typographers. This compelling work chronicles Mergenthaler's struggles to get his invention accepted, and his battles with the typographical unions and with his financiers.  


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