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Credit: Domenic Lippa New BaskervilleProbably the best serif typeface ever designed. Not showy but full of confidence, Baskerville is known as a transitional serif typeface and was originally designed in 1757 by John Baskerville (1706–1775) in Birmingham. A transitional typeface is positioned between the old-style typefaces of William Caslon, and the modern styles of Bodoni and Didot. Since then many versions have b…

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New Baskerville. Italics & Roman versions are successful whether used together or individually.

Ejemplo de tipografía Garamond en el catálogo de Conrad Berner.

Garamond, Claude Garamond — Among the digital Garamonds available, Adobe’s is considered to be one of the best.

10 best: HTF Didot

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Credit: Domenic Lippa HTF Didot This is a revival font. I could have chosen Bodoni, which I also love, but Didot gets t.

William Caslon's classic typeface has largely faded from the computer era, but it's still my favorite "display" face (that is, other than body text). It's beautifully rounded and full, and quite readable.

William Caslon had his font made in fourteen different sizes. Caslon's classic typeface has largely faded, but this is one of Caslon's font variety from his book A Specimen of Printing Types.