Charles Robert Ashbee

Indices : Designers : Charles Robert Ashbee

b. Isleworth, UK

Took over Kelmscott Press in 1896 following death of William Morris to found Essex House Press.

Produced set of decorated initials in 1899.

Fonts designed:

Ashbee's work combines ligatures with art nouveau influences such as barbed serifs and exaggerated descenders.

Endeavour
Prayer Book

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