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PlayIndustry and Genius: John Baskerville & the beauty of letters
Industry and Genius: John Baskerville & the beauty of letters Industry and Genius: John Baskerville & the beauty of letters

Explore the life and work of John Baskerville – a Birmingham based printer, stone cutter, letter founder, writing master and entrepreneur. John Baskerville [1706–75] was an inventor, entrepreneur and artist with a world-wide reputation who … read more

Industry and Genius: John Baskerville & the beauty of letters