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Geofroy Tory

(c. 1480—1533)

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initial  

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Deriving from the Latin initium (‘beginning’), the term ‘initial’ means the very first letter in the first word. This letter is that most likely to be engrossed or decorated in ...
Simon de Colines

Simon de Colines  

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 (d. 1546) One of the greatest French printers of the Renaissance,Colines established his press in Paris in 1520, after marrying the widow of Henri Estienne I, by whom he ...
Tory, Geofroy

Tory, Geofroy (c.1480–1533)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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After acting as editor for H. *Estienne I, Tory established his own press in 1525. As artist, he

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1. The art and process of designing typeset material, including the choice of fonts (see also typeface personality), legibility, leading, kerning, layout, and the use of white space.2. Loosely, the ...
William Edwin Rudge

William Edwin Rudge  

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 (1876–1931) Fine book printer of New York and Mount Vernon, NY.He was closely associated with designers Goudy, F. Warde, and B. Rogers. His firm printed Tory’s Champ Fleury (1927) ...

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