Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino (1550)

Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino cittadino romano was published in 1550 by Antonio Blado Asolano in Rome. It contains complete alphabets of chancery italic scripts, blackletter, Roman, Greek, Hebrew, Cyrillic, Syrian and Arabic.

The woodcut image shown here lays out the tools of the trade for a scribe or calligrapher.

Full book HERE.





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