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A typeface much used in books.
- ‘A classic dating from the 1750s, the many variations of Baskerville and New Baskerville work quite well for both text and display use.’
- ‘During the centuries since its creation, Baskerville has remained one of the world's most widely used typefaces.’
- ‘I came to believe that there were few things in the world more beautiful than the deep burning black of Baskerville type on crisp rag paper.’
- ‘You probably don't know that you can do really impressive stuff using Bodoni, Baskerville, Gill, Futura, Sabon or Helvetica… all of which are typefaces that have been around way longer than you have.’
- ‘This is a synopsis of the combined roman and italic Baskerville typeface.’
Early 19th century: named after John Baskerville (1706–75), English printer, designer of the typeface.
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