Posts Tagged ‘colophons’

Design Quality—The Extra In a Knopf Book

“The job we’ve done, as I see it, has been to sell . . . books by authors some of whom we honestly believe to be the great ones of our times; to make these books as good-looking as possible; and to prove the fallacy of the remark I heard so often as a young [...]

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 [...]