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Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell

(1891—1975) typographer and publisher

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Burns & Oates

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English publishers. Following his conversion in 1847, the London bookseller James Burns (1808–71) rapidly became a leading publisher of Roman Catholic writers (including J. H. Newman and F....

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Double Crown Club

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London dining club of artists, publishers, and typographers founded by Oliver Simon and colleagues in 1924 to promote the appreciation of good printing by discussion and influence rather...

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Nonesuch Press

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A publishing firm established in 1923 by Francis Meynell (1891–1975, book designer, publisher, and journalist, son of Wilfrid and Alice Meynell), Vera Mendel, and D. Garnett, for the...

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Pelican Press

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Established by Meynell and Morison in 1916 to explore shared interests in pacifism and typographic ornament. They sought the highest standards of production, based on modern mechanical...

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Stanley Morison

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 (1889–1967) English typographical scholar.

Born in Wanstead and largely self-taught, he was saved from life in a bank by a job at The Imprint, which led to work with Meynell ...

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