(x) Paris 1919 - FF Bodoni Classic {anon}

cph's picture

Aside from Futura, what

kentlew's picture

These characters are clearly based on the late 18th / early 19th century French models. The bowl of the P is typical of Didot, but the ball terminal of the R is not. Also, the swing of the 9 is atypical of the period.

It's probably a Didot of some sort, but none of the readily available versions that I could find -- Linotype Didot, HTF Didot, Ludlow Didot, Ambroise -- has these idiosyncratic features. Perhaps someone with more time will be able to track it down for you.

-- K.

cph's picture

That it does. Looks like the ad weight, but I can

cph's picture

Never mind. I was using fontfont.de. fontfont.com has 72 pt. previews.

rcapeto's picture

You can use FF's font-tester to check that it is indeed
Bodoni Classic. BTW, this design reminds me a little
of a face that I've never seen in use (in fact, that I've
never seen at all but for a small sample in a magazine
years ago) that's Jonathan Hoefler's Grazia Bodoni.

anonymous's picture

It looks like FF Bodoni Classic.

Stephen Coles's picture

Remember that Phil's Fonts has better FF showings.
Here's FF Bodoni Classic.

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