early work of the Foulis Press and the Wilson Foundry.

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Andrews, Fife, the son of Patrick Wilson, the town der was educated at the University of St. Andrews from where he graduated MA inat the age of He was first apprenticed to a physician in St Andrews where he became skilled in constructing mercury thermometers in glass.

In he left for London, to make his Fields: Astronomy, Mathematics, Meteorology, Type. Full text of "Robert & Andrew Foulis and the Glasgow Press: with some account of the Glasgow Academy of the Fine Arts" See other formats.

Milestone Farm Everthorpe E. Yorks HU15 2AD England Tel: +44 (0) Mobile: Later his sons became partners. He supplied types to the Foulis press making possible their beautiful and artistic publications. Among modern typefaces, Fontana, Scotch Roman, and Wilson Greek are based on types cut by Alexander Wilson.

His work can be seen, for example, at Examples of Foulis Press Books. Passing by the early biographical particulars in the lives of John Baine and Alexander Wilson, suffice it to say that, struck with the idea of improving the art of Printing by a new stereotyping process, they joined partnership in a type- foundry, which was started in St.

Andrew's, Scotland, inbeing the fu'st in that country. The Early Work of the Foulis Press and the Wilson Foundry. The Library, Fifth Series, Vol. vii,pp. Find in NLS: Title, Author, Title+Author or British Library: Title. A REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE Volume 2: Glasgow survived, the younger Sanders was not a particularly active printer and the standard of his work was, on the whole, poor.

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Scottish typefounder, b. Andrews,d. Edinburgh, Educated in London, he started the Wilson foundry in at St. Andrew's in a partnership with John Baine, and set up shop in Glasgow inwhere he began work with Glasgow.

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