124: Bodoni: An Incomplete History of Type

Name: Bodoni

Release Date: 1798

Designers: Giambattista Bodoni

Classification: Modern Serif Script

Owned By: Linotype

Claim to Fame: One of the older typefaces still in use as a font today.


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