3513Re: Claude Garamond Promotes His Old Style Typefaces
- Jan 1, 2005
> But later research by Beatrice Warde in the lateNot to quibble, but this sounds late. My notes have "Paul Beaujon"
> 1930s showed that those model types were actually designed
> by Jean Jannon.
(Beatrice Warde) publishing in 1927 _The 1621 specimen of Jean
Jannon_. Full citation:
_The 1621 Specimen of Jean Jannon, Paris & Sedan, Designer & Engraver
of the Caractères de l'Université, Now Owned by the Imprimerie
Nationale, Paris_. Edited in facsimile with an Introduction by Paul
Beaujon. London: Printed at the Chiswick Press for Stanley Morison,
1927. (Citation from San Francisco Public Library's Garbhorn
Collection, under Jannon:
And I agree with Gerald that Storm's "Jannon" *is* very nice.
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