John Baskerville

John Baskerville

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Baskerville (28 January 1706 - 8 January 1775) was an English businessman, in areas including japanning and papier-m ch, but he is best remembered as a printer and typographer. Baskervillle was born in the village of Wolverley, near Kidderminster in Worcestershire and was a printer in Birmingham, England. He was a member of the Royal Society of Arts, and an associate of some of the members of the Lunar Society. He directed his punchcutter, John Handy, in the design of many typefaces of broadly similar appearance.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136576538
  • 9786136576534