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us: Officina Bodoni


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  • Variants

    • us: Officina Bodoni, Verona
    • us: Officina Bodoni (Montagnola, Switzerland)
    • us: Bodoni Press
    • us: Typis Bodonianis
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1922
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Private presses
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Montagnola (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Verona (Italy)
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Printing
          (lcsh) Fine books
      • Related Terms

        • us: Bodoni, Giambattista, 1740-1813
        • us: Stamperia Valdonega
      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Mardersteig, Giovanni, 1892-1977
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Officina Bodoni, VeronaOfficina Bodoni, Verona
      • Sources

        • found: Its The Officina Bodoni ... 1929.
        • found: Glaister's glossary of the book, p. 52 (in 1923 the Italian government gave the Officina the sole right to use the original Bodoni matrices); p. 347 (Officina Bodoni was founded 1922 by Giovanni Mardersteig in Montagnola di Lugano, Switzerland; in 1927 it moved to Verona, Italy)
        • found: The Bodoni Press proposes to publish ... Epipsychidion, 1923: colophon (Officina Bodoni, Montagnola di Lugano, Switzerland)
        • found: Oratio dominica, 2008: orig. t.p. (Typis Bodonianis)
        • found: Wikipedia, 12 September 2016 (Officina Bodoni; private press operated by Giovanni Mardersteig from 1922, named after the great eighteenth-century Italian typographer Giambattista Bodoni; known for printing books of the very highest quality and the finest craftsmanship; Officina Bodoni was originally in Montagnola di Lugano in Switzerland; moved to Verona, Italy in 1927; from 1948, Mardersteig also ran a mechanized press which he named the Stamperia Valdonega to produce books in larger editions, and more quickly, but still applying the same standards of typographical excellence; following Mardersteig's death in 1977 his son, Martino Mardersteig, took over the running of the Stamperia Valdonega, and still occasionally used the Officina Bodoni imprint for works he printed on his father's hand-presses)
      • Change Notes

        • 1981-10-06: new
        • 2016-09-13: revised
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