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Bales, Peter

Lucy Peltz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Education. 1417 words.

Bales, Peter (bap. 1547, d. 1610?), writing-master and calligrapher, was baptized at St Michael Cornhill, London, on 15 June 1547. Parish records show that he was the eldest child of Thomas...

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Hodgkin, John

Thomas Hodgkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Education; Linguistics. 573 words.

Hodgkin, John (1766–1845), grammarian and calligrapher, was born at Shipston-on-Stour, Worcestershire, on 11 February 1766, the son of John Hodgkin, shopkeeper and wool stapler, and his...

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Maittaire, Michael

Margaret Clunies Ross and Amanda J. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Education; Classical Studies. 1292 words.

Maittaire, Michael (1668–1747), classical scholar and typographer, was born in Rouen on 29 November 1668, the son of French protestant parents of whom nothing further is known. He took...

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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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