Posts Tagged ‘Erhardus Ratdolt’

April 1

In Augsburg, Germany a printer named Erhardus Ratdolt printed a broadside specimen sheet on the first day of April in 1486. Upon the sheet appeared ten sizes of textura rotunda, or round gothic, three roman types and one Greek. In the colophon the printer titled his sheet Indicis characterum diversarum manerierum impression! paraterum. Finis. The [...]