David Shaw: Paper for octavos: Innovation in early sixteenth-century book production.


Graham Pollard Memorial Lecture

Medieval paper makers produced paper in four distinct sizes. Paul Needham has identified several variants used by fifteenth-century printers and another variant introduced by Aldus Manutius for his octavo classics. These paper sizes, new and old, continued in use in the sixteenth century.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 17:30