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

The Bibliographical Society: David Shaw, Paper for octavos: Innovation in early sixteenth-century book production
Date
15 December 2020, 5.30pm - 8.00pm
Type
Lecture
Description

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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