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Beatrice Warde was an original typographical scholar, a practicing typographer and a calligrapher of elegance. For over 30 years she edited the Recorder and the Monotype Newsletter as The Monotype Corporation’s publicity manager. She was Stanley Morison’s inseparable and incomparable lieutenant in the great work of Britain’s typographical renaissance and she was beyond peer as a public expositor, and propagandist for, good typography.

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