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A specimen by John Baskerville of Birmingham.

John Baskerville

A specimen by John Baskerville of Birmingham.

by John Baskerville

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Published by [John Baskerville] in [Birmingham] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Gaskell: x. Type specimen with border. From ca.1762. First edition.

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Open LibraryOL19885579M

J. L. Kingsford & John Dreyfus, John Baskerville: Proposals for a Revised Edition of Straus and Dent’s Bibliography and Memoir, Cambridge Bibliographical Society, Vol. 1, No. 2, , pp. Leonard Jay, Letters of the Famous 18th Century Printer, John Baskerville of Birmingham, together with a bibliography of works printed by him at. John Baskerville English writing master, stonecutter, letter designer, typefounder and printer. Although in his lifetime he was underappreciated compared with his close contemporary William Caslon, he is now recognized as the other half of the duo that transformed English printing and type founding.

About this Item: John Baskerville, Birmingham, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New; with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, with Annotations. Published and Printed by John Baskerville, Birmingham, Image: Frontispiece from Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Printed by John Baskerville, Birmingham, Unlike Franklin, Baskerville published and printed a limited range of high quality books: “It is not my desire to print many books; but such only, as are books of Consequence, of intrinsic merit, or established reputation, and which the public may be pleased to see in an elegant dress ”.

In this book, you’ll find samples of type from established designers and foundries. The styles are as varied as the designers who created them from an Adobe text face to Bickham Script, from an. John Baskerville. John Baskerville (), printer, was born at Sion Hill, Wolverley, Worcestershire, on 28 Jan. Noble, who knew him personally, says: ‘He was footman, I think, to a gentleman of King's Norton, near Birmingham, who used to make him instruct the poor youths of his parish in writing’ (Biog. Hist, of England, ii. ).He does not appear to have been brought up to.


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