Had she only followed “black letter law,” the wife would have lost her home.
It was the beginning of a series of small books chiefly in black letter.
It is in black letter, and is an imitation of the Roman Catholic pardons.
It is in black letter, 4to., with the capitals commencing the chapters in Roman letters.
It is a first edition—in black letter—of Arthur Golding's Ovid!
It was printed in octavo, black letter, and the only copy that seems to be known is in the Douce collection at the Bodleian.
The book consists of sixteen leaves of the folio size of the time, in black letter, with signatures A-B in sixes and C in fours.
His first separate publication seems to have been the small quarto in black letter from which a quotation has just been made.
Do not let it hence be said that black letter lore is the only fashionable pursuit of the present age of book collectors.
The inscription is in black letter, except the words which are in small capitals.
early 17c., from black (adj.); so called to distinguish heavy, old-style printers' types from the ones coming into use then, which are the dominant modern forms, though a style of black letter was preserved in German into 20c.