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date: 18 October 2019

Garamond, Claudelocked

(b Paris, 1480; d Paris, 1561).
  • Gordon Campbell

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(b Paris, 1480; d Paris, 1561).

French typefounder. Garamond worked as a typefounder for several Parisian printers and designed the roman typeface now known as typi regii and the Greek type (now known as grecs du roi) used by Robert Estienne in an edition of Eusebius (1544) commissioned by Valois, House of family §(14)...

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