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Robert Granjon:sixteenth century type founder and printer

Robert Granjon:sixteenth century type founder and printer

[printed at the press of George W. Jones, at the Sign of the Dolphin in Gough Square, London].

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Published by Mergenthaler Linotype Co in Brooklyn(New York) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJones, George W.
The Physical Object
Pagination[18p.]
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21247251M

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Robert I Estienne, known as Robertus Stephanus in Latin and sometimes referred to as Robert Stephens or Roberti Stephani was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in Paris. He was the proprietor of the Estienne print shop after the death of his father Henri Estienne, the founder of the Estienne printing firm.

Estienne published and republished many classical texts as well as Greek and Latin translations of the Bible. Known as "Printer Born: Robert Estienne,Paris. William Caslon (–), whose background was also in metal-working, and for whom Baskerville acknowledged his respect, is generally regarded as the first ‘modern’ English typefounder, but he sold type to printers.

One of the unique features of Baskerville’s undertaking was that he was responsible for every stage in a book’s production (in some cases first commissioning a. Son of type founder Jean Claude Fournier, Pierre was the younger brother of Jeanne Pierre, an owner of the famous Le Bé type foundry.

Pierre, however, built a more important legacy in his career as a gifted punch cutter and type founder in his own foundry in Paris. English type had a poor repute, and the best continued to be imported from Holland.

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A printer in Wyoming runs out of white paper and prints a telephone directory on yellow paper instead. The concept is picked up by others and in Reuben H. Donnelley creates the first official Yellow Pages directory.

During this decade the McLoughlin Brothers publish The Little Folks’ Painting Book, the first ever coloring book. The. A printing press is a mechanical device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.

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American Caslon (), based on the Inland Type Foundry's Inland New Caslon, a version of a face originally cut by William Caslon in the 18th century. Pen Print Open (), based on the Inland Type Foundry design of In the 19th century printers hand setting type dispensed with the archaic “þ” and used a “y”.

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Galliard, which was designed by Matthew Carter inis a masterful adaptation of a sixteenth-century design by Robert Granjon. T Bezier splines are arcs of uniform curves, used to generate outlines of type.

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