Nov 15, 2009 · John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, 1706-1775 Item Preview. type-founder and printer, 1706-1775 by Benton, Josiah H. Josiah Henry, 1843-1917. Publication date 1914. ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Openlibrary_edition OL6569809M Openlibrary_work OL2521956W Pages 108 Ppi 300 Rcamid. The Baskerville Bible of 1763 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 1706-75 was published in 1914 by Josiah Henry Benton 1843-1917, an American lawyer and author. Baskerville, born in Worcestershire, set up as a writing-master and. John Baskerville,: Type-founder and printer, 1706-1775, Hardcover – January 1, 1914 by Josiah H Benton Author.
Get this from a library! John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, 1706-1775,. [Josiah H Benton; Frederic W. Goudy Collection Library of Congress]. Get this from a library! John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, 1706-1775. [Josiah H Benton; Bruce Rogers; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection Library of Congress; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection Library of Congress]. John Baskerville, type-founder and printer, 1706-1775 by Josiah H. Benton, 1968, B. Franklin edition, in English. Master Printer. He first made his fortune as a headstone engraver and a varnisher before moving into printing. He invented the 'baskerville' typeface and eventually became Printer to Cambridge University. Originally he was buried upright due to his atheism.
J. H. B. JOHN BASKERVILLE JOHN BASKERVI LLE, a great English type-founder and printer, was born in January, 1 706, and died in January, 1775, having lived nearly the full period of threescore years and ten. To understand him and what he did, we must know something of. Intriguingly, in 1951, R.J.L. Kingsford of the Press announced, in the Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, a forthcoming revised edition of Straus and Dent, to be co-written by him and Philip Gaskell, but sadly, this seems never to have come to fruition, though Gaskell did publish a work on Baskerville.
John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer, 1706-1775 by Josiah H. Benton, 9781108076227, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Baskerville Bible of 1763 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 1706–75 was published in 1914 by Josiah Henry Benton 1843–1917, an American lawyer and author. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.
The Baskerville Bible of 1763 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 1706-75 was published in 1914 by Josiah Henry Benton 1843-1917, an American lawyer and author. Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback.
Baskerville is a serif typeface designed in the 1750s by John Baskerville 1706–1775 in Birmingham, England, and cut into metal by punchcutter John Handy. Baskerville is classified as a transitional typeface, intended as a refinement of what are now called old-style typefaces of the period, especially those of his most eminent contemporary, William Caslon. William Bennett,John Baskerville, the Birmingham printer, his press, relations and friends City of Birmingham School of Printing, 1937. Josiah Henry Benton,John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer, 1706-1775 Privately Printed, 1914. Stanley Morison,Four Centuries of Fine Printing. During his lifetime he was best known for his study of the geography and history of pre-Roman Italy published 1840–2 and also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection and his analyses of the fragmentary evidence for the Umbrian and Oscan languages, published in Latin in 1835–9 and now reissued in this volume.
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. Jul 05, 2011 · BASKERVILLE, JOHN 1706–1775, printer, was born at Sion Hill, Wolverley, Worcestershire, on 28 Jan. 1706. 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. 362.He does not appear to have been brought up to any. Browse books in the Cambridge Library Collection - History of Printing, Publishing and Libraries series on LoveReading.. John Baskerville, Type-Founder and Printer, 1706-1775. Author:. 1706-75 was published in 1914 by Josiah Henry Benton 1843-1917, an American lawyer and author. Baskerville, born in Worcestershire, set up as a.
The collection of E. H. Palmer 1840-1882 came to the Library in 1878. He was Professor of Arabic from 1871 to 1883 and travelled in the Middle East, and was eventually murdered in Arabia while on a diplomatic mission. His manuscript collection consists mainly of early Qur'an fragments and include many examples of early kufic script. About this Item: Cambridge: Printed by John Baskerville, Printer to the University; by whom they are sold, and by B. Dod, London, 1761, 1761. Tall octavo 246 x 150 mm. Contemporary green morocco, smooth spine divided into seven compartments by a metope-and-pentaglyph roll, prettily and ornately tooled with baskets, urn, columns and foliate sprigs, red morocco label, sides with metope-and. Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since 1899.: This book is concerned with the eighteenth-century typographer, printer, industrialist and Enlightenment figure, John Baskerville 1707-75. Baskerville was a Birmingham inventor, entrepreneur and artist with a worldwide reputation who made.
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