It is to be remembered, however, that in the early days of printing, every printer was his own type-founder.
Anthony Bessemer was also eminently successful as a type-founder.
One of these is the composing machine, or keyboard, the other the caster, or type-founder.
As a type-founder he made for Aldus Manutius the first italic type.
He tried the trades of publisher, printer, type-founder, and succeeded in encumbering himself with debt.