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  • [+] More The Aldine Italic 

    The Aldine Italic
    Published since 23 Dec 2009

    From our survey of fifteenth century types it would appear that every country had its formal pointed black-letter; every country, save England, its classical roman type; and every country - except, perhaps, Spain - its cursive vernacular black-letter type, copied from the handwriting of the locality and time. Before 1500 Italy had no vernacular type simply because the current handwriting of Italy (which was not of the black-letter school) was only translated into type-forms at the beginning of the sixteenth century.

  • [+] More Bibliographies - Aldus Manutius 

    Bibliographies - Aldus Manutius
    Published since 18 Dec 2009

    Online: Aldines - Schück, Aldus Manutius and the printers of his time