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Baskerville, John (1706–1775), printer and typefounder

James Mosley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 5711 words.

Baskerville, John (1706–1775), printer and typefounder, was born at Sion Hill, Wolverley, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, the son of John Baskervile (d. 1738) and his wife, Sara or...

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The Biblical Genealogies of the King James Bible (1611): Their Purpose, Sources, and Significance

Kirsten Macfarlane.

in The Library

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Publishing; Graphic Design and Typography. 11587 words.

Abstract

This article provides a systematic analysis of the genealogies prefixed to the King James Bible (1611), giving the first examination of their...

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Bridges, (Mary) Monica (1863–1949)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Graphic Design and Typography. 4 words.

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The Extended Collaboration of John Danter and Edward Allde

Nancy Peters Maude.

in The Library

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5192 words.

In 1596, the earthy humour of A New Discourse of a Stale Subject scandalized Elizabethan society, but the book was a runaway bestseller, with four editions printed in one year. Its later...

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Goudy, Frederic William

Michael Golec.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 1036 words.

Goudy, Frederic William (18 March 1865–11 May 1947), typographer and printer, was born in Bloomington, Illinois, the son of John Fleming Goudy, a real estate broker, and Amanda Melvina...

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Lettou, John (fl. 1475–1483), bookbinder and printer

N. F. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 419 words.

Lettou, John (fl. 1475–1483), bookbinder and printer, may have come from the eastern Baltic, since his name, Lettou, was the Middle English form for Lithuania. But by this date such a name...

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McLean, (John David) Ruari McDowall Hardie (1917–2006), typographer and author

Humphrey Stone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing; Literature. 1182 words.

McLean, (John David) Ruari McDowall Hardie (1917–2006), typographer and author, was born on 10 June 1917 at Herouncroft, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, the only child of...

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Mearne, Samuel (1624–1683), publisher and bookbinder

Mirjam M. Foot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 1132 words.

Mearne, Samuel (1624–1683), publisher and bookbinder, was born at Reading at 11 a.m. on 20 April 1624, the son of Henry Mearne, yeoman. In 1637 he was apprenticed to Robert Bates, a member...

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Meynell, Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid (1891–1975), typographer and publisher

David McKitterick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 1630 words.

Meynell, Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid (1891–1975), typographer and publisher, was born on 12 May 1891 at 47 Palace Court, Bayswater, London, the youngest of seven children (three sons and...

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Nash, John Henry

Stephen L. Levine.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 1193 words.

Nash, John Henry (12 March 1871–24 May 1947), printer, bibliophile, and typographer, was born in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, the son of John Marvin Nash, a mechanical engineer, and...

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