Specimens of Printing Types and Music Founts

Specimens of Printing Types and Music Founts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...The mode of operation is curious. The spy, usually of an inferior class, is despatched to his post, to remain there till he receives a signal of recall, which consists in a report of an extraordinary occurrence set in circulation by his appointed successor. Whether these posts are coveted in Japan on the principle which in our service RUBY-NONPAREIL, No. 1. ALDUS PITTS MANUTIUS, patria RomanuB, nitidissimia typis suis adeo per orbem inclaruit, ad elegantiam forma nihil addi iia posse videretur; nine ad differentiam reliquorum per Europam per excellentiam Veneti dicebantur. Et cum antiquissimi typographi, pro inscribendis calamo Grecis Hebraicisque Uteris vacua spatia relinquere solerent, ut paulo ante dictum est, hie ipse primus fuit, qui Greece et Hebraicos characteres in omcina sua circa annum 2368 adhibuit. Virum hunc Angelus Rocha sequenti elogio ornat: inquiens Aldus Pius Mauritius vere doctissimus, ac non minus re, quam cognomine Pius, omnique laude dignus. Impressoriam artem miro cxercuit studio quas optime callebat et ALDUS PIUS MANUTIUS, patria Romanus, nitidissimis typis suis adeo per orbem inclaruit, ut ad elegantfain furmie nihil iiddi iis posse videretur; nine ad differentiam reliquorum per Europam excellentiam Veneti dicebantur. Et cum antiquissimi typographi, pro inscribendis calamo Grecis Hebraicisque literitis vacua spatia relinquere solerent, ut paulo ante dictum est hie ipse primus fuit, qui Grecos et Hebraicos characteres in officina sua circa annum 23t8. adhibuit. virum hunc Angelcs Rocha sequenti elogio ornat; inquiens, Aldus Pius Manutius vere doctissimus ac non minus re, quam cognomine Pitts, omnique laude dignus. Impressoriam artem miro e.cercuit studio, quas optime callebat, cum ea tempestate RUBY, No. 7. ALDUS PIUS...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555759
  • 9781236555755