Honour for Stanley Morison.

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Morison, Stanley, -- 1889-
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Stanley Morison, (born May 6,Wanstead, Essex, England—died OctoLondon), English typographer, scholar, and historian of printing, particularly remembered for his design of Times New Roman, later called the most successful new typeface of the first half of the 20th century.

Following an elementary-school education, Morison became, ina clerk in. Stanley Morison was born in Britain on 6 Mayat Wanstead, Essex, but spent most of his childhood and early adult years (–) in London at the family home in Fairfax Road, Harringay.

He was self-taught, having left school after his father abandoned his family. In Morison became an editorial assistant on The Imprint magazine.

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– is sent to prison as a conscientious objector. – works for Pelican Press and from –23 for Cloister Press in Manchester. – co-editor of "The Fleuron" magazine with Holbrook Jackson, Francis. Stanley Morison is the author of A Tally of Types ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 1 review, published ), Four Centuries of Fine Printing ( avg rati /5.

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"Stanley Morison () was a British typographer, designer and historian of printing. He was one of the most influential type-designers of the 20th century. From to Morison was a typographic consultant for the Monotype Corporation. Stanley Morison British typographer, typographic theoretician and type designer, Typographic Advisor to The Times of London, Typographic Advisor to the Monotype Corporation, responsible for the imaginative growth of its type library from until after the Second World War.

Stanley Morison was born in Wanstead, Essex England on May 6, Morison was somewhat of an unprivileged youth with no background in printing or typography, but he came to occupy the position of oneof the most important figures in printing history.

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From about Morrison was constantly. The Treatise of Gérard Mercator, literarum latinarum quas Italicas, cursoriasque vocant, scribendarum ratio.

(Antwerp, ). Edited in facsimile with an introduction by Jan Denucé, Antwerp, and a note by Stanley Morison, London () avec Stanley Morison () comme Éditeur scientifique.

This is an edited extract of an essay by Stanley Morison first published in the book Printing The Times, Some Account of the Means of Production and Changes of Dress of the : Printing House Square, Newspapers differ widely from other printed matter and from each other, The Times widely from them is the essence of its nature to.

Morison, Stanley, –, English typographer and journalist. Morison was typographical consultant to Cambridge Univ. Press and to the English Monotype Corp. and editor of the Fleuron from to He was typographical adviser (–44) to the London Times and designer of a new format and a new typeface called Times Roman.

InMorison became editor of The. The following is a partial list of people who have declined a British honour, such as a knighthood or other grade of honour. In most cases, the offer of an honour was rejected privately. Nowadays, potential recipients are contacted by government officials well before any public announcement to confirm in writing that they wish to be put forward for an honour, thereby avoiding friction or.

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Stanley Morison was for many years typographic consultant and adviser on management to The Times (London) and was also a consultant to the Lanston Monotype Corporation (the name was changed to the Monotype Corporation Ltd.

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Stanley Morison () Morison is famous, not for his own designs, but for his championing of typography and his own literature of typography. He revived many typefaces and commissioned new typefaces, including Gill Sans and Times New Roman.

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Morison was typographical consultant to Cambridge Univ. Press and to the English Monotype Corp. and editor of the Fleuron from to He was typographical adviser (–44) to the London Times and designer of a new format and a new typeface called Times Roman.

InMorison became editor of The .