Handsetting

Handsetting

The act or process of setting type manually. That is, type on a printer is put in place by hand. Handsetting is rare because it is expensive, but it has a distinguished look, which is useful in some contexts.
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It also includes extensive typographical controls that according to Charles Geschke, co-chairman of Adobe alongside Warnock, are the first in the industry to rival handsetting.
Willis has investigated its records, financial and literary, from the handsetting of T.