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Titel: The Scythe and the Rabbit: Simon de Colines ...
Verlag: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press
Einband: Soft cover
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Inhaltsangabe: Simon de Colines was one of the greatest typographers, printers and publishers of the Renaissance. He has nevertheless been unfairly neglected. Apart from a pair of scholarly bibliographies, published a century apart, this is the first book-length study of his work.As Robert Bringhurst writes in his introduction to this volume, "Colines as much as anyone built the semiotic structure of the book as we now know it, with its chapter headings and subheads, page numbers and running heads, tables of contents, indices, and source notes. He also cut lucid and beautiful type at a crucial moment: when the Latin and Greek alphabets were still engaged in their historic metamorphosis from manuscript to metal.."
Inhaltsangabe: Simon de Colines was one of the greatest typographers, printers, and publishers of the Renaissance. He has nevertheless been unfairly neglected. Apart from a pair of scholarly bibliographies, published a century apart, this is the first book length study of his work. Kay Amerts insightful and informative research of de Colines, edited by Robert Bringhurst, reveals a major study of an important Renaissance figure.
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