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Subject: Re: colophon & blurb people
From: Gary Munch <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 19 May 2000 17:08:00 -0400

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>Apologies to folks on both Typo-L and graphics for the cross listing.
>I am about to write a colophon for a book I edited. The book's primary
>typeface is 11/13 Bembo from Adobe (with OS numerals and italic). Captions,
>notes, side bars, and accent type is ITC Franklin gothic book and demi bold
>(also from Adobe). If anyone has anything you think needs to be said about
>these faces, please let me know.

A couple of lines on the antecedents of Bembo (Aldus, Griffo, Bembo
himself; Monotype) would be good. Same for FG (MF Benton), too, of course.
I presume you'll include the software used to prepare the book, and the
paper, ink, press, and printers; and the bindery?


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