Posts Tagged ‘1589’

July 1

On this day in 1589 in Antwerp a man died of whom Thomas Frognall Dibdin wrote in his Bibliographical Decameron: “Of all the printers whose works have ever adorned the literary republic, none, I think, stand upon so broad and lofty a pedestal as Christopher Plantin Jenson and Robert Stephen had equal elegance, and Aldus [...]