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

Tuesday, 15 December 2020
David Shaw, Paper for octavos: Innovation in early sixteenth-century book production
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.
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 17:30
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