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 (kăz′lən), William 1692-1766.
English type designer whose typefaces, such as Caslon, were widely used in the 1700s.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type designed by William Caslon, English type founder (1692–1766)
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(ˈkæz lən)

William, 1692–1766, English type founder.
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The Caslon font was used in Joseph Howe's newspaper, the Novascotian, in the 1840s and the blue is based on an historic colour from that period.
There were single fonts of 24-point Caslon Bold, 24-point Cloister, 18-point Phidian, 24-point Thorne Shaded, and other oddments I can't recall.
Type could be handwritten, created with a typewriter, or one of two fonts, Futura bold or Caslon italic.
Biliteracy from the Start: Literacy Squared in Action, hiladelphia, PA: Caslon Publishing.
imprinted with a rude old type" (132.2-4): It was not until around 1740 that "the letters cast by William Caslon had displaced the inferior type which filled [printers'] cases" (Wroth 87-114, esp.
Participating brands initially include Topshop, Rag & Bone and Madewell, as well as the company's private label brands Caslon and Halogen.
In England, William Caslon I (1692/93-1766), the founder of a printing dynasty, is credited with the introduction of English typefaces in the 18th century (9).
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.
International Label is not a big company--there are only 18 employees at the company's 15,000 square foot facility--but Turk says that prior to the Caslon, they got on the radar of several digital press manufacturers.
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.