These notes seem to have been equivalent to about 600 pages of an ordinary crown octavo book printed in long primer.
On February 21st she selects the “long primer type” for the poems, and will remit 31l.
All they worry about is whether he is worth double-column headings, a long primer intro., and a line across the page.
Milton needs a solid octavo form, with stoutish paper and long primer type.
We also enclose samples of long primer, bourgeois and brevier sizes of type.
It was a folio, pro patria size, in pica, with long primer notes.