Posts Tagged ‘1545’

February 18

In a Dedicatory Epistle addressed to Matthieu de Longue-Joue, Bishop of Scissons, the punchcutter Claude Garamond thanked the ecclesiastic for the use of a theological work printed in his new type. Dated February 18, 1545, the dedication read: “That I, an unknown and private individual, should offer and dedicate the first fruits of my work [...]