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The Resource Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work

Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work

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Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work
Title
Francesco Griffo da Bologna
Title remainder
fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work
Title variation
  • Fragments & glimpses
  • Fragments and glimpses
  • F.G
Contributor
Binder
Papermaker
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UBY
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z250.A2
LC item number
F69 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Label
Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work
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Publication
Note
  • Introduction signed by the compiler, Rollin Milroy, of Vancouver, Canada
  • 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 ..."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue -- Who Was He? -- The Aldine Roman -- The Greek Fonts -- Letra Grifa -- The Feud -- After Aldus -- His Legacy -- Griffo's Books -- Sources
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is copy "f", one of 26 lettered copies. Bound in chocolate brown leather; gold-stamped red leather spine label, with title "F.G." Purchase, Lance McCoughran, Criterion books, 1999/2000.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45707413
  • ucoclc45707413
Label
Francesco Griffo da Bologna : fragments & glimpses : a compendium of information & opinions about his life and work
Publication
Note
  • Introduction signed by the compiler, Rollin Milroy, of Vancouver, Canada
  • 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 ..."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue -- Who Was He? -- The Aldine Roman -- The Greek Fonts -- Letra Grifa -- The Feud -- After Aldus -- His Legacy -- Griffo's Books -- Sources
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is copy "f", one of 26 lettered copies. Bound in chocolate brown leather; gold-stamped red leather spine label, with title "F.G." Purchase, Lance McCoughran, Criterion books, 1999/2000.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45707413
  • ucoclc45707413

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