George W Jones Printer Laureat

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9780972563673: George W Jones Printer Laureat

A retrospective of Jones?s works, considered to be some of the most important fine printing done for such places as the Limited Edition Press.

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Book Description Mark Batty Publisher, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book provides the first extensive review of the life and work of George W. Jones (1860-1942) and fills an important gap in the literature of graphic design and printing history. He was one of the most respected and celebrated fine printers of his generation, producing books for notable publishers such as the Limited Editions Club and the Nonesuch Press. Jones entered the printing industry as an apprentice in 1873, and became an independent printer and publisher in London in 1883. In 1911 he established the venture known famously as the Sign of the Dolphin. Jones was appointed the printing adviser to the Linotype organization in 1921, where he was directly responsible for the creation of a number of distinguished typefaces for linecasting, including Granjon, Estienne, Baskerville, and Georgian. Jones spent time in the United States and had close contact with leading contemporaries such as William Rudge, Bruce Rogers, W.A. Dwiggins, and others. Bookseller Inventory # POW9780972563673

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Book Description Mark Batty Publisher, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book provides the first extensive review of the life and work of George W. Jones (1860-1942) and fills an important gap in the literature of graphic design and printing history. He was one of the most respected and celebrated fine printers of his generation, producing books for notable publishers such as the Limited Editions Club and the Nonesuch Press. Jones entered the printing industry as an apprentice in 1873, and became an independent printer and publisher in London in 1883. In 1911 he established the venture known famously as the Sign of the Dolphin. Jones was appointed the printing adviser to the Linotype organization in 1921, where he was directly responsible for the creation of a number of distinguished typefaces for linecasting, including Granjon, Estienne, Baskerville, and Georgian. Jones spent time in the United States and had close contact with leading contemporaries such as William Rudge, Bruce Rogers, W.A. Dwiggins, and others. Bookseller Inventory # POW9780972563673

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Book Description Mark Batty Publisher June 2005, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This book provides the first extensive review of the life and work of George W. Jones (1860-1942) and fills an important gap in the literature of graphic design and printing history. He was one of the most respected and celebrated fine printers of his generation, producing books for notable publishers such as the Limited Editions Club and the Nonesuch Press. Jones entered the printing industry as an apprentice in 1873, and became an independent printer and publisher in London in 1883. In 1911 he established the venture known famously as the Sign of the Dolphin. Jones was appointed the printing adviser to the Linotype organization in 1921, where he was directly responsible for the creation of a number of distinguished typefaces for linecasting, including Granjon, Estienne, Baskerville, and Georgian. Jones spent time in the United States and had close contact with leading contemporaries such as William Rudge, Bruce Rogers, W.A. Dwiggins, and others. A retrospective of Jones's works, considered to be some of the most important fine printing done for such places as the Limited Edition Press. Bookseller Inventory # 20100926102059

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