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Bembo Book

Bembo® Book by Monotype
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Bembo Book Font Family was designed by Monotype Studio, Francesco Griffo, and published by Monotype. Bembo Book contains 5 styles and family package options. More about this family
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Bembo Book SC
Bembo Book SC
Bembo Book Italic
Bembo Book Regular
Bembo Book Bold
Bembo Book Bold Italic

Bembo Book SC - Glyph Count: 251

This is a listing of all 251 glyphs contained in the font, including OpenType variants that may only be accessible via OpenType-aware applications.

Each basic character (“A”) is followed by Unicode variants of the same character (Á, Ä…), then OpenType variants (small caps, alternates, ligatures…). This way you can see all the variations on a single character in one place.

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  • Bembo Book SC image
  • Full Font Name: Bembo Book SC
    Family Name: Bembo Book SC
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: TrueType
    Version: Version 1.00
    Glyph Count: 251
    File Size: 71252
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe)
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Bembo Book Italic image
  • Full Font Name: BemboBookMTPro-Italic
    Family Name: Bembo Book MT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.052;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.38;makeotf.lib1.6.5960
    Glyph Count: 464
    File Size: 104244
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt calt case dlig dnom frac kern liga lnum numr onum ordn pnum salt sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Bembo Book Regular image
  • Full Font Name: BemboBookMTPro-Regular
    Family Name: Bembo Book MT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.063;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.38;makeotf.lib1.6.5960
    Glyph Count: 596
    File Size: 127352
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt c2sc calt case dlig dnom frac kern liga lnum numr onum ordn pnum salt smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Bembo Book Bold image
  • Full Font Name: BemboBookMTPro-Bold
    Family Name: Bembo Book MT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.063;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.38;makeotf.lib1.6.5960
    Glyph Count: 596
    File Size: 129688
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt c2sc calt case dlig dnom frac kern liga lnum numr onum ordn pnum salt smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Bembo Book Bold Italic image
  • Full Font Name: BemboBookMTPro-BoldIt
    Family Name: Bembo Book MT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.054;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.38;makeotf.lib1.6.5960
    Glyph Count: 464
    File Size: 100296
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt calt case dlig dnom frac kern liga lnum numr onum ordn pnum salt sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish

Licensing Options

You can use this font in any of the following places. Read the full EULA text for details about each license. If you have a usage in mind that's not covered by these licenses, contact us and we'll see what we can do.

Desktop: for use on a desktop workstation

For the most common uses, both personal and professional, for use in desktop applications with a font menu.

For example:

  • Install the font on your Mac OS X or Windows system
  • Use the font within desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Create and print documents, as well as static images (.jpeg, .tiff, .png)

Desktop licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed. You can change the number of users by clicking the quantity dropdown option on Buying Choices or Cart pages.

Please be sure to review the listing foundry's Desktop license agreement as some restrictions may apply—such as use in logos/trademarks, geographic restrictions (number of locations), and products that will be sold.

Adding users later:

Desktop licenses are cumulative. If you require a Desktop license that covers additional users, simply place a new order for the same Desktop package, for the number of additional users.

Bembo Book Desktop EULA

Server: for applications that produce a deliverable with fonts embedded

A server license is required for sites, web apps, or services that allow a non-licensed user to utilize the font to create a product (for example, personalized t-shirts, PDF receipts, business cards, and pictures with captions, et cetera).

This license is valid for one year and is renewed each year that the font remains in use.

The price is based upon the number of servers on which the font is installed. Development servers do not count toward the limit. A font downloaded with this license cannot be used in SaaS, where the service is the product rather that the item that is created.

Not to be confused with…

The 'Server' name can be a bit slippery. Server fonts can be installed on a server and used by remote users or automated processes to create items. These licenses are fairly common for e-commerce websites that allow their customers to interact with the font via the business' webpage interface, customize a printed hard-good product, and they'd purchase/receive the hard-good product.

This is not to be confused with multiple multi-user Desktop licenses. Desktop font licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed.

Bembo Book Server EULA

App: for embedding in mobile applications

Select this license type when you are developing an app for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone, and you will be embedding the font file in your mobile application's code.

This font's app license is:

For One Year

Unlimited installations of one app title for one year.

Bembo Book App EULA

Webfont: for your website

Webfonts can be used across multiple websites/domains as long as the websites/domains all belong to the single License Owner, and the pageviews are not exceeded. Agencies responsible for multiple clients' websites, for example web design agencies or hosting providers, may not share a single webfont license across multiple clients' websites.

Every time the webpage using the webfont kit is loaded (i.e, the webfont kit CSS which holds the @font-face rule is called) the counting system counts a single pageview for each webfont within the webfont kit.

For usage in graphic images shown on the website, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

This font's webfont license is:

Annual

You get a total number of prepaid pageviews that can be used over time. This means that you will pre-pay for a number of pageviews, then you'll have to come back to order more after your site has been viewed that number of times.

For example, if you order 250,000 page views, when your webpages using the webfonts have been viewed 250,000 times, you will need to buy the webfont package again for an additional number of prepaid pageviews. Pageviews are valid for 1 year.

Bembo Book WebFont EULA

Digital Ads: for use in HTML5 ads

You can use this type of license to embed fonts into digital ads, such as ads built using HTML5.

We'll supply a kit containing webfonts that can be used within digital ads, such as banner ads. This kit may be shared with third parties who are working on your behalf to produce the ad creatives, however you are wholly responsible for it.

HTML5 ads use webfonts, so why purchase a Digital Ads license rather than a Webfont license?

There are a few reasons, such as the Digital Ads EULA having terms that enable usage in digital ads and on advertising networks.

Digital advertisements also have different usage patterns compared to websites. Most websites generally have consistent pageviews month-to-month whereas advertising impressions can vary wildly month-to-month. Prices reflect this, making it much less expensive to use a Digital Ad license.

If you know the number of impressions the campaign requires, that amount can be ordered before the campaign begins. For campaigns where number impressions is unknown until the end of the campaign, you can true up at the end of each calendar month. Impressions are valid for 4 years.

Bembo Book Digital Ads EULA

ePub: for embedding in e-text products

You can use an ePub license to embed the font in an electronic publication such as an eBook, eMagazine, eNewspaper, or interactive PDF.

An ePub license is based on the number of publications in which the font is used. Each issue counts as a separate publication. Regional or format variations don't count as separate publications.

Updated versions of publications that are free to previous customers do not need a new license; otherwise, each new version that is released counts as a separate publication.

For font usage in graphic images shown as the ePub cover, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

Bembo Book ePUB EULA

About Bembo Book Font Family


The origins of Bembo go back to one of the most famous printers of the Italian Renaissance, Aldus Manutius. In 1496, he used a new roman typeface to print the book de Aetna, a travelogue by the popular writer Pietro Bembo. This type was designed by Francesco Griffo, a prolific punchcutter who was one of the first to depart from the heavier pen-drawn look of humanist calligraphy to develop the more stylized look we associate with roman types today. In 1929, Stanley Morison and the design staff at the Monotype Corporation used Griffo's roman as the model for a revival type design named Bembo. They made a number of changes to the fifteenth-century letters to make the font more adaptable to machine composition. The italic is based on letters cut by the Renaissance scribe Giovanni Tagliente. Because of their quiet presence and graceful stability, the lighter weights of Bembo are popular for book typography. The heavier weights impart a look of conservative dependability to advertising and packaging projects. With 31 weights, including small caps, Old style figures, expert characters, and an alternate cap R, Bembo makes an excellent all-purpose font family.

Bembo® Book font field guide including best practices, font pairings and alternatives.

Designers: Monotype Studio, Francesco Griffo

Publisher: Monotype

Foundry: Monotype

Orignial Foundry: unknown

Design Owner: Monotype

MyFonts debut: Oct 11, 2005

Bembo® Book is a trademark of The Monotype Corporation registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.