Not all type specimen books were issued by typefoundries. Printers often issued specimens showing the faces they had and the kinds of work of which they were capable. Firms doing composition and advertising typography also did the same, whether or not they did their own printing in-house.
Société Typographique Belge (1846)
Spécimen des caractères, letters de fantaisie, vignettes, fleurons et ornements typographiques que l'on emploie dans les ateliers de la Société Typographique Belge, AD. Wahlen et cie. (Bruxelles: 1846). Digitized by Google Books and available via the Hathi Trust. The link here is to a copy of the Hathi Trust version that I've assembled and uploaded to The Internet Archive.
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