Re: [PPLetterpress] "Re: The King is Dead, ..."
- At 09:18 1-4-06, you wrote:
>Well this I can certainly agree with.
>I have seen two B42s. One on paper, the other on parchment. As well as
>the Mainz Psalter. Breathtaking.
>Typographically speaking, as far as I can tell, it was all Peter
There's one gutenberg-bible to be seen at the Plantin Museum in Antwerp,
the other I have seen is in Bodmer's library in Geneva Switzerland.
That institute is situated outside the town, at the slope of the lake.
Marvelous library. Bodmer was the first director of the Red Cross.
I have seen there a big foliant printed by the great Bodoni himself.
Even touching the paper, and keep it im my hand. They have so much there.
No comments on the technical part of my mail...
Those days, people just had a lot of time to make something, nowadays
all has to be done in a hurry. No wonder they made something nice and
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So she spoke to him and her word found favour,
he knew by instinct, he should seek a friend.
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I cut off the last of my post to you by mistake. I think the date of
Schöffer's entry into the project is fairly accurate primarily because
somewhere was a reference to his being in Mainz prior to the fall of
Constantinople (1493), which was of considerable concern to the