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Fournier, Pierre-Simonlocked

(b Paris, Sept 15, 1712; d Paris, Oct 8, 1768).
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French printer and publisher. He was born into a family of printers and type-founders. In 1729 he began to work at the celebrated Le Bé type foundry in Paris, of which his father was manager; he also studied drawing at the Académie de St Luc. In ...

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