2 Works

1. The Serif-Less Letters of John Soane

Jon Melton
Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century. Editors: Archer-Parré, C. and Dick, M. Published by Liverpool university Press ISBN: 978-1-789-62230-0 https://liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/id/53166/

Published in September 2020, with a Book Launch webinar of short talks from contributors on 19 November 2020: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pen-print-and-communication-in-the-eighteenth-century-webinar-book-launch-tickets-125925850609
With the Webinar of short talks published on YouTube: https://youtu.be/icNZfKfMT_I

Book Chapter 14
The Serif-Less Letters of John Soane

Jon Melton


4. ETRVSCA - Bishop Sans in Ways of Thinking

Jon Melton
Contributor to Ways of Thinking, Published by the Ruskin Press, Cambridge in March 2020.
ISBN 978-1-912319-02-2
OBJECTS: 'seemingly overlooked'
ETRVSCA - Bishop Sans
Abstract: Date stamps on posted letters were introduced in April 1661 by Britain’s first ‘Postmaster- General’ Henry Bishop, in order to counteract accusations of unscrupulous behaviour by employees of the Crown’s postal service. ‘Bishop Marks’, as they became known, served a similar function to Roman ceramic...

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Text


  • Anglia Ruskin University