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Fregi e Majuscole Incise e Fuse da Giambattista Bodoni

A Bodoni Keepsake

Afterword by Eleanor Garvey

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$6.00 • £4.95 • €5.50

ISBN 9780976492511

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

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80 pages

75 line art

Houghton Library Publications

World

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This is a facsimile edition of Giambattista Bodoni’s first type specimen, “Fregi e Majuscole” of 1771, two copies of which were given to the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Houghton Library by William Bentinck-Smith, Class of 1937.

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