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a modern type-face with thick black vertical lines and hairline serifs, designed by Firmin Didot in the 17th century

a system of type sizes used in Europe, but not in the UK or the USA, introduced by F.-A. Didot. Compare cicero

COMMENT: The basic didot measurement is a point of 0.376mm, while the British and American point is 0.351mm. The cicero is the European equivalent to the British pica, but slightly larger (about 12.5 British points or 4.51 1mm.).



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