type founder

type founder

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person who casts metallic printer's type
type founding n type foundry n

type′ found`er


n.
a person engaged in the making of metallic types for printers.
[1790–1800]
type′ found`ing, n.
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Stempel issued the Hollandisch Renaissance type commercially and named it Janson, after its supposed creator, the Dutch type founder Anton Janson (1620-87).
Nearly identical to the original, the type was developed by the English type founder William Caslon, whose fonts were imported to the colonies by Franklin and other printers.
On letterhead that identifies Goudy as "Type Designer, Matrix Engraver, Type Founder / Art Director Lanston Monotype Machine Co.
Bullen's 1934 and 1936 catalogues of type specimen duplicates for sale by the library of the American Type Founders Company.
The cut-off date was 1945, the year of American Type Founders Company's last case-bound specimen.
When he made an order for the casting of type from the matrices by the American Type Founders in 1966, he requested both a wet and a dry proof, and both of these are preserved in the Special Collections Research Center (fig.
19) The three widths later continued to be marketed as a group by the American Type Founders Company, appearing together in their 1912 catalog as "American Thin Spaces.
The same has happened with my acquisition of over 300 fonts of mats at the infamous American Type Founders auction of 1993.
I should explain why I have kept some headings (marked with a ([dagger])) for bodies that no longer exist, like American Type Founders, H.
Occasionally Marks would swap mats with Los Angeles Type Founders so he would have access to Centaur, Caslon, Perpetua, Joanna, and Walbaum.
and American Type Founders in America--were repositories of the matrices and punches from many of the earlier foundries, dating back to the eighteenth century.