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The trial in history, Manchester University Press

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Apr 4th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    The trial in history, Manchester University Press 1
    Source: http://www.oapen.org Maureen Mulholland & Brian Pullan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.

    Many of the academic books published by Manchester University Press are set in Photina, the seminal typeface created by the late French typedesigner José Mendoza y Almeida in 1966–1971. This example, The trial in history, was first published in two hardback volumes in 2003. Coinicidentally, the book covers use the FF Scala series by Martin Majoor, who co-authored the monograph about Mendoza (Ypsilon Éditeur, 2010), together with Sébastien Morlighem.

    The books were typeset by Graphicraft Limited, Hong Kong, and printed in Great Britain by Bookcraft (Bath) Ltd, Midsomer Norton.

    Unfortunately, the digital Photinas don’t come with proportionally spaced lining numerals. Here this shows in “1200–1700” where the tabular 1 leaves a gap in the year dates. Photina MT is equipped with an alternate 1 with smaller sidebearings, but it is PUA-encoded and as such hard to access and of little use.
    Source: http://www.oapen.org Maureen Mulholland & Brian Pullan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.

    Unfortunately, the digital Photinas don’t come with proportionally spaced lining numerals. Here this shows in “1200–1700” where the tabular 1 leaves a gap in the year dates. Photina MT is equipped with an alternate 1 with smaller sidebearings, but it is PUA-encoded and as such hard to access and of little use.

    The table of contents feature Photina’s much-lauded italics for the author names, economically set inline and separated from the titles by a larger whitespace.
    Source: http://www.oapen.org Maureen Mulholland & Brian Pullan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.

    The table of contents feature Photina’s much-lauded italics for the author names, economically set inline and separated from the titles by a larger whitespace.

    The trial in history, Manchester University Press 4
    Source: http://www.oapen.org Maureen Mulholland & Brian Pullan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.
    The trial in history, Manchester University Press 5
    Source: http://www.oapen.org Maureen Mulholland & Brian Pullan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.
    The trial in history, Manchester University Press 6
    Source: http://www.oapen.org R.A. Melikan, Manchester University Press. License: CC BY-NC-ND.

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