The invention of vellum paper in the 18th century (part 2)

Baskerville’s work and fine achievements, however, remain unknown to most of his typographer contemporaries, with the exception of Bodoni in Parma. Jean-Baptiste Bodoni (Saluces, 1740- Parma, 1813) arrived in Parma in February 1768 to take over the management of the Ducal Printing House. It acquires in his hands a great notoriety attributed to the improvements

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