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Opuscolo Editions #2, Of Books by Michel de Montaigne

Contributed by Tânia Raposo on Feb 28th, 2021. Artwork published in
March 2020
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    An editorial project by Tânia Raposo & Ellmer Stefan.
    Opuscolo is a gathering of texts on all matters, with a new typographic voice and ready to print for a reading session away from the screen. The ready-to-print pdfs are in A4 format, to be folded into A5. You can find a ready-to-print pdf and a screen-reading pdf, together with all the references of the publication in its are.na page.

    The second issue is the essay Of Books by the French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne.

    Injurial by Sandrine Nugue is used for the title and quotes in the text. Faune by Alice Savoie is used for the quotes authors and its translations, while the main text is set in ATF Garamond by Mark van Bronkhorst, Igino Marini and Ben Kiel, with Dapifer by Joshua Darden for italics. For the drop caps, Ellmer Stefan digitized an alphabet made out of tools. It can be found in the book Champ fleury by Geoffroy Tory, named Lettres Fantastiques. And the text ending symbol was produced with the Combination Book Border (Series 87) originally designed by Richard Smith of MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan and made digitally available by Ellmer Stefan and Johannes Lang through their project non-alphabets.

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