Baskerville LT Cyrillic Bold

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Baskerville LT Cyrillic Bold
John Baskerville (1706-1775) was an accomplished writing master and printer from Birmingham, England. He was the designer of several types, punchcut by John Handy, which are the basis for the fonts that bear the name Baskerville today. The excellent quality of his printing influenced such famous printers as Didot in France and Bodoni in Italy. Though he was known internationally as an innovator of technique and style, his high standards for paper and ink quality made it difficult for him to compete with local commercial printers. However, his fellow Englishmen imitated his types, and in 1768, Isaac Moore punchcut a version of Baskerville's letterforms for the Fry Foundry. Baskerville produced a masterpiece folio Bible for Cambridge University, and today, his types are considered to be fine representations of eighteenth century rationalism and neoclassicism. Legible and eminently dignified, Baskerville makes an excellent text typeface; and its sharp, high-contrast forms make it suitable for elegant advertising pieces as well.

The Linotype portfolio offers many versions of this design:
ITC New Baskerville® was designed by John Quaranda in 1978.
Baskerville Cyrillic was designed by the Linotype Design Studio.
Baskerville Greek was designed by Matthew Carter in 1978.
Baskerville™ Classico was designed by Franko Luin in 1995.

Keywords: Baskerville LT Cyrillic Bold, Serif, Static, anno 1600, Cyrillic, OpenType, Std, Cyrillic -OpenType

SKU: 16740073

Product ID: 28085

Baskerville LT Cyrillic Bold Font Information

Version:OTF 1.029;PS 001.002;Core 1.0.33;makeotf.lib1.4.1585
Family Name:Baskerville Cyrillic LT Std
Weight:700
Glyphs:285
Fixed Pitch:No
Symbol Encoded:No
Embedded Bitmaps:No
Creation Date:6/6/2002
Modified Date:5/12/2006
Unicode Ranges:Basic Latin
Latin-1 Supplement
Latin Extended-A
Latin Extended-B
Spacing Modifier Letters
Greek and Coptic
Cyrillic
General Punctuation
Currency Symbols
Letterlike Symbols
Mathematical Operators
Geometric Shapes
Private Use Area
Code Pages:1251 Cyrillic