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Baskerville

[bas-ker-vil] /ˈbæs kərˌvɪl/
noun
1.
John, 1706–75, English typographer and manufacturer of lacquered ware.
2.
a style of type.
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Baskerville

/ˈbæskəˌvɪl/
noun
1.
a style of type
Word Origin
C18: named after John Baskerville (1706–1775), English printer
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Word Origin and History for j. baskerville
Baskerville
typeface style, 1802, named for John Baskerville (1706-1775), type-founder and printer.
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