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Giambattista Bodoni of Parma

T. M. Cleland

Giambattista Bodoni of Parma

by T. M. Cleland

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Published by Society of Printers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Parma (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Parma
    • Subjects:
    • Bodoni, Giambattista, 1740-1813,
    • Early printed books -- Italy -- Parma -- Bibliography,
    • Printers -- Italy -- Parma -- Biography,
    • Printing -- Italy -- Parma -- History,
    • Parma (Italy) -- Imprints

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT.M. Cleland.
      ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Society of Printers (Boston, Mass.), Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ232.B66 C5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination50 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6594034M
      LC Control Number17002205

      Giabattista Bodoni – born 2. in Saluzzo, Piedmont, Italy, died in Parma, Italy – engraver, type designer, typographer, printer, publisher. – typesetter in the Vatican’s Propaganda Fide printing works. the Duke of Parma invites Bodoni to set up an run a. This fine book goes beyond Bodoni's capacity as a printer; it examines the life and times in which he lived, the turbulent and always fragile political climate, the fascinating cast of characters that enlivened the ducal court, the impressive list of visitors making the pilgrimage to Parma, and the unique position Parma occupied, politically Brand: Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.

      Giambattista Bodoni Book design by Giambattista Bodoni Giambattista Bodoni () was an Italian engraver, publisher, printer and typographer of high repute remembered for designing a typeface which is now called Bodoni. See more. Giambattista Bodoni was an Italian typographer, type-designer, compositor, printer, and publisher, based in Parma. Inspired by Pierre Simon Fournier and John Baskerville, Bodoni and Firmin Didot evolved a style of type called "New Face," in which the letters are cut to produce a strong contrast between the thick and thin parts of their body.

      The Castle of Otranto A Gothic Story. Translated by William Marshal, gent. From the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, - The sixth edition Walpole, Horace View. Mar 17,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "This biographical sketch was delivered at a meeting of the Society of Printers in Boston, April 22, "--Verso of half title.


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Giambattista Bodoni (/ b ə ˈ d oʊ n i /, Italian: [dʒambatˈtista boˈdoːni]; 26 February in Saluzzo – 30 November in Parma) was an Italian typographer, type-designer, compositor, printer and publisher in Parma.

He first took the type-designs of Pierre Simon Fournier as his exemplars, but afterwards became an admirer of the more modelled types of John Baskerville; and he and.

Giambattista Bodoni, (born Feb. 16,Saluzzo, Piedmont [Italy]—died Nov. 29,Parma, French Empire [now in Italy]), Italian printer who designed several modern typefaces, one of which bears his name and is in common use today. Aug 14,  · Valerie Lester has done a great service to the type community by writing Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World.

Until now there has been no biography of Bodoni in English, apart for T.M. Cleland’s short biographical sketch written nearly years ago. However, this book can also be enjoyed by those who love biography, Italy, and food/5(16).

This fine book goes beyond Bodoni’s capacity as a printer; it examines the life and times in which he lived, the turbulent and always fragile political climate, the fascinating cast of characters that enlivened the ducal court, the impressive list of visitors making the pilgrim- age to Parma, and the unique position Parma occupied.

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Bodoni is Giambattista Bodoni of Parma book name given to the serif typefaces first designed by Giambattista Bodoni (–) in the late eighteenth century and frequently revived since. Bodoni's typefaces are classified as Didone or modern. Bodoni followed the ideas of John Baskerville, as found in the printing type Baskerville—increased stroke contrast reflecting developing printing technology and a more vertical Category: Serif.

The Museo Bodoniano is the oldest printing museum in Italy. It was opened incoinciding with the th anniversary of the death of Giambattista Bodoni, the piedmontese typographer that made Parma the world capital of the press starting from the second half of the eighteenth century.

Giambattista Bodoni was an Italian graphic designer and typographer. He was also worked as type-designer, compositor, publisher and printer. His type designs were modeled after Pierre Simon Fournier’s typeface but later felt inspired by the typography of John Baskerville.

Manuale Tipografico (Italian Edition) [Giambattista Bodoni] on le-jasmin-briancon.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Manuale Tipografico of Giambattista Bodoni has been called the greatest type specimen book ever printed.

Issued posthumously in at Author: Giambattista Bodoni. Giambattista Bodoni Italian punchcutter, typefounder and printer of Parma, admirer of Baskerville. He led in the development of the letterform we call ‘modern’ or ‘didone’, in.

Giambattista Bodoni. Saluzzo - Parma Giambattista Bodoni was born in Saluzzo (Piemont) on February 16, He came from a printing family. At 18, Bodoni went to Rome and became a pupil of Abbate Ruffierei in the Vatican polyglot press of the Propaganda Fide. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Giambattista Bodoni of Parma, Italy, designed and cut his typefaces at the end of the eighteenth century. The Bodoni types were the culmination of nearly years of evolution in roman type design, in which fine hairlines contrast sharply with bolder stems, and serifs are often unbracketed.

Oct 09,  · A twenty–eight–year–old Bodoni was asked to take charge of the Stamperia Reale, the official press of Ferdinand, Duke of Parma. Bodoni accepted and became the private printer to the court. The birth of the legendary typeface: The complete reproduction of Bodoni's rare masterwork Celebrated printer and type designer Giambattista Bodoni set the standard for printing the alphabet with his Manuale tipografico ().The two-volume set—published posthumously in a limited edition of —features sets of roman and italic typefaces, a wide selection of borders, ornaments /5(10).

Giambattista Bodoni – Bodoni Museum. Typographer of the Princes and Prince of typographers, as he has often been defined, Giambattista Bodoni was able to introduce the neoclassical elegance and balance in the art of the printing books, in the years which saw the emergence of the conquests of the Enlightenment thought and of Napoleon in Europe.

Charles III of Spain names Bodoni his court typographer. the book "Manuale Tipografico" is published, containing roman, 50 italic and 28 Greek minuscule fonts. The Duke of Parma gives Bodoni permission to open his own printing works, Tipi Bodoni. The first books to be published are volumes of Greek, Roman and Italian classics.

Official printer for the Duke of Parma, Bodoni () declared that well-designed type derived its beauty from four principles: uniformity of Founder: Benedikt Taschen.

Feb 01,  · When I was in Sorrento, Italy recently my holiday reading by the hotel swimming pool was “Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World”. It is, quite simply, marvellous.

It is, first of all, a beautiful book, with many pictures, which I loved handling as soon as it arrived from Amazon/5. Buy Bodoni Book desktop font from Linotype on le-jasmin-briancon.com.

Giambattista Bodoni () was called the King of Printers; he was a prolific type designer, a masterful engraver of punches and the most widely admired printer of his time.

His books and typefaces were created during the 45 years he was the director of the fine press and publishing house of the Duke of Parma in Italy. He produced the best of what are known as modern" style types, basing.The manual compiles Bodoni’s lifetime of work and his first successful modern typefaces.

Bodoni’s typefaces emanate warmth and humanity; they are still used to evoke elegance and strength. Margherita Dall’Aglio Bodoni five years after Bodoni died, published the Manuale typografico ofthe specimen book to end all specimen books.Mar 27,  · Author of Manuale tipografico, Manuale tipografico, Fregi e majuscole incise e fuse da Giambattista Bodoni, direttore della stamperia Reale, [Fragments of specimen books], Bodoni in Offenbach, G.B.

Bodoni's Preface to the Manuale tipografico ofReflexions sur la typographie, G.B. Bodoni e la Propaganda Fide.