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John Baskerville printer

University of Birmingham. Library.

John Baskerville printer

an exhibition on the occasion of the 74th annual meeting of the Society of Chemical Industry 11th to 16th July 1955.

by University of Birmingham. Library.

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Published by [The Library] in Birmingham .
Written in English

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  • Baskerville, John.

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    Open LibraryOL19976731M

    Appointed printer to the University of Cambridge. Here he produces several editions of the "Book of Common Prayer" and in a New Testament in a Greek type he designs. – Produces a four-volume edition of Ariosto’s "Orlando Furioso". Baskerville’s original letter stamps and matrices are donated to Cambridge University. The Book of Common Prayer, as printed by John Baskerville This document is intended to exactly reproduce The Book of Common Prayer as printed by John Baskerville in This particular printing appears in David Griffiths' “Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer” as /4; and is #19 in Phillip Gaskell's bibliography of.

    Get this from a library! John Baskerville, the Birmingham printer: his press, relations, and friends. [William Bennett, of Birmingham England.; Leonard Jay; Central School of Arts and Crafts (Birmingham, England). Birmingham School of Printing,]. John Baskerville – born 1. in Wolverley, Worcestershire, England, died 8. 1. in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England – type designer, writing master, printer. moves to Birmingham. – writing master in Birmingham. sets up his own type foundry and printing .

    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. This bibliography lists and describes everything that came from the press of John Baskerville of Birmingham, who was appointed Printer to the University of Cambridge in After an introduction in which Dr Gaskell describes the methods that he has adopted and the conclusions that he has drawn from the investigation, there are two main parts: Specimens, Proposals and other Ephemera, and.


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John Baskerville: Type Founder and Printer, () [Josiah Henry Benton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer: (Classic Reprint) [Josiah Henry Benton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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John Baskerville: Type-founder and printer,Hardcover – January 1, by Josiah H Benton (Author)Author: Josiah H Benton. John Baskerville: Type Founder and Printer, Bound with: Two Centuries of Typefounding Annals of the Letter Foundry Established by William Library of Printing and the Book Trade) [John Findlay McRae, Josiah Henry Benton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

John Baskerville book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Bound with: Two Centuries of Typefoundings Annals of the Letter Foundry E. The works of Mr. William Congreve. In three volumes. Consisting of his plays and poems [Reprint] Volume: v.1 () by Congreve, William, ,Baskerville, John, printer,Birmingham (West Midlands, England),Tonson, J.

& R., publisher and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at He set up a printing house and in published his first work, an edition of Virgil, followed in by an edition of John Milton.

Appointed printer to the University of Cambridge, he undertook an edition of the Bible (), which is considered his masterpiece. John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer Posted on Septem by Cambridge Library Collection It is strange that there were very few biographical notices of one of the world’s greatest typographer-printers for more than a hundred years after his death.

Get this from a library. John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, [Josiah H Benton; Bruce Rogers; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)]. Editions for John Baskerville: Type Founder and Printer, Bound with: Two Centuries of Typefounding Annals of the Letter Foundry Established by.

Get this from a library. John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, [Josiah H Benton]. This first Baskerville Press edition of Milton ( and editions followed) occupies a considerably important place in the history of printing, for it carries Baskerville’s three-page preface to Paradise Lost in which he states his aims and ideals as a fine printer and comments on type, ink and other elements of his craft—his only such.

John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, (Typophile chap books) by Benton, Josiah H and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Baskerville Bible of is perhaps the most famous work published by Cambridge University Press, and Baskerville's own type punches are among its.

Get this from a library. John Baskerville, type-founder and printer. [Josiah H Benton; Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress)]. Get this from a library. John Baskerville of Birmingham: letter-founder & printer. [F E Pardoe; W. & J. Mackay Limited.].

Printer and typographer John Baskerville's deluxe edition of Virgil's Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis of was his first publication, a project which he began inafter he had made a fortune as an industrialist in Birmingham manufacturing japanned edition became famous for its typography and overall design; some authorities consider it Baskervile's finest work.

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 EnglishPages: Baskerville Monument, Outside Baskerville House, Centenary Square, Birmingham (copyright Anthony Blagg) He became the printer to Cambridge University.

Baskerville’s Easy Hill press worked for only 20 years but made Birmingham into an undisputed centre of book printing in Europe. Old John Baskerville and the Birth of Modern Printing Paper, where we see that the influence of technology can work to advance arts or retard them.

Self-Publishing Book Design.His quest for perfection meant his first complete book took until to produce, during which time he made major innovations in press construction (making a flatter, sturdier bed), printing ink (blacker, more even, and quicker-drying), papermaking (wove instead of laid), and of course letter design (which Handy cut to Baskerville’s designs).

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 : Josiah H.

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