Definition of Brevier

1. n. A size of type between bourgeois and minion.



Definition of Brevier

1. a size of type [n -S]

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Literary usage of Brevier

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"Cuckoo in the Nest, The 355 L. Primer Country Gentleman, A 390 brevier * Heir ... A Story of the Oliver's Bride 57 brevier Seen and Unseen 125 Sm. Pica ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing by William Savage (1841)
"If on Bourgeois or brevier . All above 40 Pica Ems, and not less than Long Primer ... brevier and upwards, on Copy or Crown If on Long Primer, Bourgeois, ..."

3. Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800 by Eleanor Nathalie Adams (1917)
"Figgins, Specimen, 1825, exhibits Pica, Small Pica, Long Primer, brevier. ... brevier does not seem to have been used except in specimens. ..."

4. The printers' practical every-day-book by Thomas Shaw Houghton (1841)
"Not exceeding fifty-two pica ems, upon small If on long primer, bourgeois, or brevier.... 5J 6 All above fifty-two pica ems, upon small pica pica and ..."

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