John, 1706–75, English typographer and manufacturer of lacquered ware.
a style of type.
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How to use Baskerville in a sentence
Mrs Chaloner, on our return to the Baskerville Arms, was gratified at our estimate of the surpassing beauties of the house.
John Baskerville, an Englishman, devoted his life and fortune to the improvement of printing.American Inventions and Inventors | William A. Mowry
Baskerville made types much superior in distinctness and elegance to any that had previously been used.American Inventions and Inventors | William A. Mowry
This list of books issued by Baskerville from his press lends some irony to the allegation that he was a person of no education.
His wife, Sarah Baskerville, carried on the business for some time after his death, which took place on the 8th of January 1775.
British Dictionary definitions for Baskerville
a style of type
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