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Museo Bodoniano

piazza della Pilotta, Parma, Italy
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Printing as art

The Bodoni typeface has been an elegant option for centuries. Bodoni himself was, arguably, the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
jamesafoster
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Potlatch, Idaho
Practical tips

This museum occupies one long "sleeve" of the Palazzo della Pilotta. If you want to see it, you... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Saint-Grail
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Austria
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21 Apr 2018
“Printing as art”
3 Mar 2016
“Practical tips”
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piazza della Pilotta, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Bodoni typeface has been an elegant option for centuries. Bodoni himself was, arguably, the most significant printer and typesetter in history. His 300+ type faces are elegant and utile. I was most astonished by the open space in his books, though. In his printed...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

This museum occupies one long "sleeve" of the Palazzo della Pilotta. If you want to see it, you have to have an appointment. I made mine just by coming to the cash desk and asking if there is any possibility to go in right now....More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

This place has over a million books from all over the world and is a major resource for historians (and other scholars). When we were there, they had an interesting exhibit on bread - which didn't sound all that interesting when we heard about it,...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

One of the treasures of the Palazzo Farnese. You must not be a library fan, but this is a very interesting place, with a lot of excellent exhibits.

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