Colines, Simon de

Colines, Simon de

Colines, Simon de, d. 1546, Parisian printer. He was associated with the elder Henri Estienne and continued his work. Colines used elegant roman and italic types and a Greek type, with accents, that was superior to its predecessors. He is believed to have designed some of his types; some were designed by Geofroy Tory. His books, often small in format, are superbly crafted.

Saint-Simon-de-Bordes is a commune in the canton of Jonzac in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Historical population

Year Population Density Percent of the canton
1962 487 - -
1968 503 - -
1975 559 - -
1982 572 - -
1990 648 - -
1999 621 44/km² 6.25%

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Based on the article in the French Wikipedia.

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