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The Baskerville Bible of is perhaps the most famous work published by Cambridge University Press, and Baskerville's own type punches are among its most treasured possessions. This short biography of John Baskerville () was published in by Josiah Henry Benton (), an American lawyer and author.

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Baskerville, John,Printers, Type designers, Type and type-founding, Early printed books, Printing Publisher Boston: Priv. print. [D.B. Updike] Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language English.

Type Founder & Printer () Type founder, printer, stone cutter and lacquer ware professional. In he set up a printing business, but it took him until to produce his first book. However, during those seven years he was an impressive innovator, not only in the construction of the printing press but even in the inks and papers he.

John Baskerville () was the most significant English typographer of the 18th century, and the typeface that carries his name remains widely in use today. Baskerville took considerable care in every aspect of the design and production of his books, with the aim of creating a beautiful and accessible text.

John Baskerville (–) In John Baskerville, a Birmingham printer and businessman, decided to launch a project to print a large folio Bible, of the sort needed for lecterns in churches, using a new typeface which he had designed.

This new type had caused a great stir in when he used it to print. Get this from a library.

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Josiah Henry Benton, John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer,with an Introduction by Zoltán Haraszti. New York: The Typophiles, # of copies. Pink cloth over boards with gilt-stamped title on spine.

Seller Rating: % positive. John Baskerville: type-founder and printer, / By Josiah H. (Josiah Henry) Benton (Josiah Henry) Benton. Abstract "Privately printed".A paper prepared and read at a meeting of the Boston Society of Printers, Feb. 24,formed the basis of this book. Pref. es bibliographical references and   John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, [Benton, Josiah H.

] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, Author: Josiah H. Benton. Baskerville was a printer, typographer and typefounder, which means he designed, cast and sold type.

You could buy one “fount”, or font, of type from him which at a particular size (say, 14 point). One font consisted of upper and lowercase letters (with multiples of the more common letters), numbers, and punctuation.

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Image: Portrait of John Baskerville (), Type Founder and Printer, painted by James Millar in Oil on canvas. Industry and Genius was Baskerville’s motto. Image from: Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. O B——. in whom, tho’ rare, unite, The Spirit of Industrie and eke the Ray Of bright inventive Genius; while I write.

John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer, Volume 0 Cambridge Library Collection - History of Printing, Publishing and Libraries: : Benton, Josiah H.: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Josiah H. Benton. Image: Portrait of John Baskerville (), Type Founder and Printer, painted by James Millar in Oil on canvas.

Gift of the Rev A H Caldicott, Image from: Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery After the short reign of Paul I when it was forbidden to go abroad, on the 22nd March the young Emperor Alexander I decreed freedom for travelling.

typeface style, (the type was created in the s), named for John Baskerville ( ), British type founder and printer. The initial version were cut by John Handy under Baskerville s watchful eye. The result is the epitome of.

The Baskerville Bible of is perhaps the most famous work published by Cambridge University Press, and Baskerville's own type punches are among its most treasured possessions. This short biography of John Baskerville (–75) was published in by Josiah Henry Benton (–), an American lawyer and :   John Baskerville () was forty-four when he gave up engraving to establish his own printing business.

He developed a beautiful typeface and new recipes for ink. To print his delicate new font, Baskerville needed a “kiss impression,” that is, a clean image on the paper made with the least amount of pressure possible from the plate.

John Baskerville (–), designer of type, printer, manufacturer, was born at Sion Hill, Wolverley, Worcestershire. An expert penman, he moved to Birmingham as a young man and earned his living there by teaching writing and bookkeeping. Author of John Baskerville, type-founder and printer,The Book Of Common Prayer And Books Connected With Its Origin And Growth, The working of the Boston Public Library, John Baskerville, The story of the old Boston town house,Early census making in Massachusetts,Illustrated catalogue of the notable autograph collection.

John Baskerville, ( ), English printer and creator of a typeface of great distinction bearing his name, whose works are among the finest examples of the art of printing. Baskerville became a writing master at Birmingham but in established a japanning business, whose profits enabled him to experiment in typography.

Near-contemporaries William Caslon, the type-founder and John Baskerville, the printer, stand as two of the great figures in 18th-century British printing. This set of eight volumes includes an early memoir of Baskerville, and an account of Caslon and his firm, and both figures appear in.

John Baskerville () John Baskerville was a type founder, printer, stone cutter, and an expert in lacquer ware.

He was the inventor of the typeface, Baskerville which was used first around the 18th century. It is classified as a transitional, serif typeface. The creation of Baskerville was meant to be an improvement on the types.

The Baskerville Bible of is perhaps the most famous work published by Cambridge University Press, and Baskerville's own type punches are among its most treasured possessions. This short biography of John Baskerville () was published in by Josiah Henry Benton (), an American lawyer and author.

Birmingham: John Baskerville, The type-founder and printer, John Baskerville (), was originally a writing-master in Birmingham. When the japanning of snuff boxes turned out to be a profitable business, Baskerville decided to get involved in this trade, eventually making a fortune with the manufacture of all kinds of japanned goods.

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the Use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, be sung or said in Churches. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

On Baskerville. Bennett, William, “John Baskerville, the Birmingham printer: his press, relations and friends,” 2 vols. (Birmingham, Birmingham School of Printing, ). Benton, Josiah Henry, “John Baskerville: type-founder and printer ″ (New York, Printed for the Typophiles, ).Fifty years later it appears again in Robert Browning’s The Ring and the Book.

which I was now bound to secure at any price. I was successful in getting a large photograph from my friend, and I handed it to the man with my greetings to his associates. “John Baskerville: Type-Founder and Printer,   John Baskerville: Type-Founder and Printer, With an Introduction by Zoltan Haraszti.

New York, NY: The Typophiles, Series: Typophile Chapbook, No. XI. 12mo. 7 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches. xxviii,[3] pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of Baskerville, 15 collotype illustrations, decorative initial on the colophon.