Nineteenth-century reactions against the didone type model - II

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Author: G.W. Ovink
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Nineteenth-century reactions against the didone type model - II The Elzévirs a. Perrin At the time when Caslon and Old Style were introduced into Great Britain as the good old models to offset the shortcomings of contemporary didoncsl, the French were also looking to the past for a suitable model to oppose to the didone monopoly. This quest led to the development in France of a group of type designs which we may call 'elz6virs' after some of their prominent mem- bers, though some series belonging to the group have a different name, while others have the name but do

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