Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bookmarking Book Art – A Happy Xmas from Edinburgh’s Mystery Book Artist

A Christmas Card for Public Libraries everywhere … present, past and future. freetofly (@_freetofly_) 17/12/2013 15:27 Thought you might like to see the cast. pic.twitter.com/ZqyYUwsbCp

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Bookmark – Bodoni’s Bicentennial

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the passing of a great contributor to the linked histories of the book and typography:  Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813).  Bodoni among others such as Fournier and Didot established the “Modern” fonts, typefaces characterized by … Continue reading

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