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 (kăz′lən), William 1692-1766.
English type designer whose typefaces, such as Caslon, were widely used in the 1700s.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type designed by William Caslon, English type founder (1692–1766)


(ˈkæz lən)

William, 1692–1766, English type founder.
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Participating brands initially include Topshop, Rag & Bone and Madewell, as well as the company's private label brands Caslon and Halogen.
Caslon, used in Governors Garden, the first book set and printed at the press, and Scotch, used for Edith Wharton's first book, Greater Inclination, were both acquired by the Merrymount Press in 1896.
El volumen, que presenta la habitual cuidada edicion en tipos Caslon de las publicaciones del Cilengua, ha sido preparado y coordinado por Elisa Borsari (Universidad de La Rioja), una sobresaliente especialista en traduccion medieval y en humanidades digitales.
Then, at a show in 2008, we saw the Nilpeter Caslon and were impressed--but it wasn't ready yet.
Set a page in Fournier against another in Caslon and another in Plantin, and it is as if you heard three different people delivering the same discourse--each with impeccable pronunciation and clarity, yet each through the medium of a different personality.
Sandra's dolphin was constructed entirely with upper- and lower-case Caslon "D's," Roxanne's amazing giraffe used "g's" exclusively, and Tori's spectacular peacock is assembled with serif and sans serif "P's.
Another is to effectively manage your presses to run as continuously as possible with properly prioritized work, said Greg Cholmondeley from Caslon.
He was fond of the Caslon font, which was developed by a British engraver and is still available digitally today.
12) Glover's discreet and refined design, using handset Caslon Old Face types in both Roman and Italic, demonstrates how well he had learned the lessons of Morison, Gill and Lowry.
Beilenson, noting Caslon, Garamond, Baskerville, and Bodoni as the most common types in The Colophon's first twenty parts, describes choices of type as "eminently conservative" and "eminently distinguished" (19).
Jennett, Sean 1958 Pioneers in Printing: Johann Gutenberg, William Caxton, William Caslon, John Baskerville, Alois Senefelder, Frederick Koenig, Ottmar Mergenthaler, Tolbert Lanston.