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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christophe Plantin; Ray Nash; Jacques Grévin; Bruce Rogers; Merrymount Press.; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||"Max Rooses, the biographer of Plantin, while stating that Grevin was general author of the Dialogues, and that the Flemish translation was by Pierre Kerkhovius and Corneille Bomberghe, believes that chapter on writiing and printing was written by Plantin himeself"--Page 30.
"Two hundred and fifty copies"--Verso of half title.
|Description:||30 pages, , 219-255 pages of plates : facsimiles, portrait ; 19 cm|
|Other Titles:||Account of calligraphy and printing in the sixteenth century|
|Responsibility:||from dialogues attributed to Christopher Plantin, printed and published by him in Antwerp in 1567 ; French and Flemish text in facsimile ; English translation and notes by Ray Nash ; and foreword by Stanley Morison.|