g. bodoni

Bodoni

[buh-doh-nee; for 1 also Italian baw-daw-nee]
noun
1.
Giambattista [jahm-baht-tees-tah] , 1740–1813, Italian painter and printer.
2.
Printing. a style of type based on a design by G. Bodoni.
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Bodoni (bəˈdəʊnɪ)
 
n
a style of type designed by the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740--1813)

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Bodoni
1880, typeface based on that used by celebrated It. printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813). The modern type is a composite of his forms.
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