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William E. Loy

William E. Loy was a type vendor, printer, and writer. From 1896 onwards, he published a series of articles about type designers that appeared in The Inland Printer. Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe edited the book Nineteenth Century Designers and Engravers of Type (2009, Oak Knoll, New Castle), which republishes William E. Loy's entire series of articles about America's type designers that had appeared ca. 1896-1900 in The Inland Printer. [Review by James Puckett] Typeface designers covered by Loy (and found in Nineteenth Century American Designers and Engravers of Type are: Charles H. Beeler, Jr., Henry Brehmer, David Bruce, George Bruce, William F. Capitain, John F. Cumming, Andrew Gilbert, John Graham, John E. Hanrahan, Julius Herriet, Julius Herriet, Jr., Charles E. Heyer, Herman Ihlenburg, William W. Jackson, Alexander Kay, Samuel S. Kilburn, George B. Lothian, H.T. Lounsbury, Berne Nadall, William H. Page, Alexander Phemister, Edward C. Ruthven, Gustave F. Schroeder, Henry Schuenemann, Henry Starr, Edwin Starr, John M. Wehrle, James West, Nicholas J. Werner, Elihu White, and August Woerner.

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