The Palaeotypography of the French Renaissance: Selected Papers on Sixteenth-century Typefaces, Volume 1
BRILL, 2008 - 564 pages
This collection of thirteen essays examines sixteenth-century type design in France. Typefaces developed during this period were to influence decisively the typography of the centuries which followed, and they continue to influence a great many contemporary typefaces. The papers' common goal is to establish the paternity of the typefaces described and critically to appraise their attributions, many of which have previously been inadequately ascribed. Such an approach will be of interest to type historians and type designers seeking better-documented attributions, and to historians, philologists, and bibliographers, whose study of historical imprints will benefit from more accurate type descriptions. The papers and illustrations focus on the most important letter-cutters of the French Renaissance, including Simon de Colines, Robert Estienne, Claude Garamont, Robert Granjon, Pierre Haultin, and also include a number of minor masters of the period.
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Early SixteenthCentury Parisian Roman Types
Simon de Colines Punchcutter 15181546
The Printing Types of the Young Robert I Estienne 15261530
Robert Estiennes Printing Types
Roman Type Design in SixteenthCentury France
Roman Types Made in Paris in the 1530s
Roman Types by Robert Granjon
Printing Types of Pierre Haultin c 15101587
Table of Contents volume II
Amsterdam Antwerp Arabic Augereau Badius Basle Blaubloom caracteres Carter Chevallon Cicéro Colines Colines’s Contemporary attributions Courtesy Crespin Cursiv deux points Dreyfus Early appearances Paris Early inv English-Bodied Roman engraved Enschedé Estienne’s Figure Frankfurt Gaillarde Garamont Geneva Ghent Granjon Plantin Granjon’s Granjon’s Second Grecs du Roy Gromors Gros Gros-canon Gros-parangon Gros-romain Gryphius Gryphius’s Guillaume Haultin Hebrew Italique Johnson Kerver Key letters Capital La Rochelle Lettres de deux Leyden Literature Long Primer Italic Lyons Moreau Mori Morison Nonpareil onwards Paragon Petit Petit-texte Pica Italic Pierre Haultin Plantin Plantin-Moretus Museum printer printing Proeven van letteren punchcutter punches Renouard Robert Granjon Robert I Estienne Roman Titling Rome Royal Library Saint-augustin seen Sephardic Hebrew serifs Simon de Colines Specimen characterum Stadsbibliotheek Titling on Two-line top serifs Tournes Two-line Double Pica Two-line English Two-line Great Primer Two-line Long Primer Two-line Pica Type-specimens typeface typography University Library Venice Vervliet Vervliet-Carter Veyrin-Forrer Vidoue Wechel