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Thomas Cobden-Sanderson
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Born in Alnwick, Northumberland
Born on 2nd of December 1840
Died on 7th of September 1922

Born 1840. Died 1922 - English printer and bookbinder.


Leader of the 19th century revival of artistic typography. In 1900 founded The Doves Press at Hammersmith, closed in 1916.

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