Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work. (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work.

Author: Rollin Milroy; Shinsuke Minegishi; Natasha Herman; A Lone Press,; Papeteries de Lana,
Publisher: Vancouver : A Lone Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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A small compendium of facts and others' opinions on the life and work of Francesco Griffo, the man who designed and cut the roman, italic, Greek, and Hebrew types used by Aldo Manuzio, and greatly influenced typography over the past 500 years.
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Genre/Form: Wood engravings
Biographies
History
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Biography
Named Person: Francesco Griffo; Francesco Griffo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rollin Milroy; Shinsuke Minegishi; Natasha Herman; A Lone Press,; Papeteries de Lana,
OCLC Number: 45707413
Notes: Introduction signed by the compiler, Rollin Milroy, of Vancouver, Canada.
"The text was hand set in brevier Bembo and printed on damp Lana royal. The work was completed between April & August, 1999. The handpress is a 5 x 8 Kelsey Excelsior. The total edition is 32 copies: 26 lettered copies have been bound in full leather by Natasha Herman. Six numbered copies have been reserved for design binding. Engraving by Shinsuke Minegishi. This is copy ..."--Colophon.
"The text was hand set in brevier Bembo and printed on damp Lana royal. The work was completed between April & August, 1999. The handpress is a 5 x 8 Kelsey Excelsior. The total edition is 32 copies: 26 lettered copies have been bound in full leather by Natasha Herman. Six numbered copies have been reserved for design binding. Engraving by Shinsuke Minegishi. This is copy t"--Colophon.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) ; 14 cm
Other Titles: Fragments & glimpses
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A small compendium of facts and others' opinions on the life and work of Francesco Griffo, the man who designed and cut the roman, italic, Greek, and Hebrew types used by Aldo Manuzio, and greatly influenced typography over the past 500 years.

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