Nineteenth-century reactions against the didone type model-III

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Author: G.W. Ovink
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G. W. OVINK Nineteenth-century reactions against the didone type model-III The Latins Introduction The Latins constitute, says Thibaudeaul - the first type historian to treat them as a separate, major category - a `sovs ? f amille de l'elzevir.' It is a large family, and the family traits are sometimes not so easy to recognize, but contemporaries saw the likeness and grouped them together in the printers' and founders' spccimen books. Their various names, though irrelevant and even misleading in themselves as type names always have been, seem to have been taken at random from a pool, which came to

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