An alloy consisting of 9 parts of lead, 2 of antimony and 2 of bismuth is used for stereotype plates.
8vo, a collection of logarithmic and trigonometrical tables which has passed through many editions, a very useful one volume stereotype edition having been published in 1840 by Masse.
But the rule apparently obtains throughout that stereotype and compromise offer themselves as the exhaustive alternative.
It is well known "(says Professor Dill)" that the tendency of the later Empire was to stereotype society, by compelling men to follow the occupation of their fathers, and preventing a free circulation among different callings and grades of life.
Before the general introduction of rotary machines which print from curved stereotype plates from an endless web or reel Type of paper (see below), several other presses of a revol- Revolving ving character were made, to some extent based on Nicholson's ideas.