typefounder

typefounder

(ˈtaɪpˌfaʊndə)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person who casts metallic printer's type
ˈtypeˌfounding n
ˈtypeˌfoundry n
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English typefounder Joseph Fry is credited with inventing the first chocolate bar in 1847.
134) They accused Donald Bayne, a typefounder, and Robert and Richard Wilson, publishers of The Town and Country Almanack for the Year MDCCLXXVII, (135) of copying 14 pages of this list of distances between Edinburgh and various cities and towns on the final pages of their almanac.
Named Caslon, after the 18th century English typefounder, the module uses Xaar's latest drop-on-demand printheads with UV curable inks.
THE idea was to enjoy an exhibition devoted to one of Birmingham's finest adopted sons - John Baskerville, printer and typefounder.
An experienced typefounder could cast a piece every 10 or 12 seconds.
As noted earlier, he may have had a direct hand in bringing the typefounder Peter de Walpergen to Oxford.
The main exhibition, John Baskerville, Printer and Typefounder 1706-1775, is on Floor 6 till Sat Nov 25.
In the early 1970s Paul Hayden Duensing, a Michigan typefounder, had the idea of reproducing a Civilite-style alphabet, similar to one shown in Zapf's writing manual, Pen and Graver [Fig.
AN EXHIBITION on 18th century printer and typefounder John Baskerville will be held at the Central Library, Birmingham between October 4 and November 25.
THE life and times of printer and typefounder John Baskerville is being celebrated on floor six of the Central Library from Wednesday till November 26.
3], whose use of the "elegant Orientals" cast by the Birmingham-born typefounder William Martin (d.
It seems to have been achieved by `drifting' (if I may use that term) the diacritical elements over the letter, by the use of one or more matrices, with special spacers, to have the assemblage ready for the typefounder to cast in lead into one piece.