CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
Leaf from a Stephanus Greek New Testament
Printed by the son of the great printer and eminent scholar, Robert the elder, who text was followed. The type was cut by Claude Garamond, the most distinguished of French designers. This type, containing all the known ligatures, is called Character typi regij grecs du roi or royal type, as it was made at the expense of Francis I. In those days the appearance of the printed page attracted the scholars and Garamond says that is it the type cutter who "feathers the nest of publishers and brings honey to their hive."
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Ege, Otto F., 1888-1951
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11 x 7.1 cm
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Original Leaves from Famous Bibles
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