Posts Tagged ‘1480’

September 7

“September the seventh, 1480, thirteenth indiction. The most honorable tradesman, Nicolas Jenson, alien and printer of books, dwelling at Venice in the Parish of Saint Cancianus, being, by the grace of God, sound in mind and understanding though infirm of body, did send for me, Hieronymo Bonycardi, Public Notary under imperial license, and did seek [...]

June 13

Not at all content to allow his works to speak for themselves, the great Venetian printer Nicolas Jenson wrote into the colophon of De Veritate Catholicae, “Moreover this new edition was furnished us to print at Venice by Nicholas Jenson of France, a true Catholic, kind towards all, beneficent, generous, truthful and steadfast. In the [...]