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John Lewis

revised by James Hamilton

Lamb, Lynton Harold (1907–1977), artist and book designer, was born in Hyderabad, India, on 15 April 1907, the second son of a Methodist minister, the Revd Frederick Lamb, and his wife, (Charlotte) Annie Brown. He was educated at Kingswood School, Bath, and at the ...

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Margaret Clunies Ross and Amanda J. Collins

Maittaire, Michael (1668–1747), classical scholar and typographer, was born in Rouen on 29 November 1668, the son of French protestant parents of whom nothing further is known. He took refuge in England a few years before the revocation of the edict of Nantes in October 1685, and was educated at ...

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Meynell, Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid (1891–1975), typographer and publisher, was born on 12 May 1891 at 47 Palace Court, Bayswater, London, the youngest of seven children (three sons and four daughters) of Wilfrid John Meynell (1852–1948), manager of the publishing firm Burns and Oates...

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H. G. Carter

revised by David McKitterick

Morison, Stanley Arthur (1889–1967), typographer, was born at Kent Villa, Tavistock Road, Wanstead, Essex, on 6 May 1889, the only son and second of the three children of Arthur Andrew Morison (1856–1932) and his wife, Alice Louisa (1863–1951), daughter of Charles Cole, clerk, of ...

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Stanley Arthur Morison (1889–1967) by Sir William Rothenstein, 1924 by permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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Schmoller, Hans Peter (1916–1985), typographer, was born on 9 April 1916 at Klopstockstrasse 6, Berlin, the son of Hans Schmoller (b. 1879), a doctor of medicine and viola player, and Marie Elisabeth Behrend (1887–1944?), an artist who set up an atelier in ...

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Tschichold, Jan [formerly Johannes Tzschichhold] (1902–1974), typographer and writer, was born on 2 April 1902 at Leipzig, the eldest son of the sign-painter Franz Tzschichhold (1878–1947) and his wife, Maria, née Zapff (1874–1947). He was educated successively between 1916 and 1923 at the teacher-training college at ...