Estiennes an annotated catalogue of 300 highlights of their various presses by Fred Schreiber

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Published by E.K. Schreiber in New York (3140 Netherland Ave., Bronx, New York 10463) .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Paris (France),
  • Geneva (Switzerland),
  • France,
  • Paris,
  • Switzerland,
  • Geneva

Subjects:

  • Estienne family.,
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- France -- Paris -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Paris (France) -- Imprints -- Catalogs.,
  • Geneva (Switzerland) -- Imprints -- Catalogs.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementFred Schreiber ; introduction by Nicolas Barker.
GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ232.E8 S36 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 284 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3509236M
LC Control Number82060870

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Estiennes: A Biographical Essay [Mark Pattison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Limited to copies of which this is one of 50 large paper copies printed on hand-made paper.

Printed by the Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California. Borden. Life. Henri Estienne was born in Paris in or ; however, little is known of Estienne until around Estienne married Guyonne Viart and became the director of the Higman press inwhich her deceased husband Jean Higman owned.

He likely began printing in between andand Estienne's first work was a Latin translation of Aristotle's Ethics in or : Robert Estienne's Influence on Lexicography (): DeWitt T. Starnes: Books. The Poet and the Poem, The Printer and the Book.

(out of print, available digitally). Fred Schreiber. The Estiennes: An Annotated Catalogue of Outstanding Books from Their 16th and 17th Century Publishing Houses.

(out of print). Click the images for enlargements. • First edition of Estiennes book “famous didactic poem on the care of fields and gardens” (Schreiber, Estiennes), inspired by Virgil’s author was a Florentine-born humanist, poet, and diplomat who spent much of his life in the service of Francis I and Henry II of France, and who — possibly as a peace offering for having once participated.

The Estiennes: a biographical essay. [Mark Pattison; Grabhorn Press.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create # The Book Club of California\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 wdrs. “I seem to be able to compare an amended book in the hand of a bold and unlearned scholar or interpreter to a sword which is in the hand of a madman.” Ibid., ↵ For a survey of Estienne's attitudes towards Italians, see Louis Clément, Henri Estienne et son oeuvre française (Paris: A.

De Re: Adams B43; Renouard, Estienne, ; Schreiber, Estiennes, 50 ( ed., also the Estiennes book of the quotation above). 19th-century brown polished calf, spine lettered and ruled in gilt with compartments stamped in blind, covers framed in single gilt fillet around a tulip roll in blind, board edges with gilt dashes, turn-ins Estiennes book in gilt.

Robert Estienne's influence on lexicography. Austin, University of Texas Press [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Estienne; Robert Estienne: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: DeWitt T Starnes.

The Estiennes. Novem by Maggie Kopp • Estiennes book, printers, type. One of the most distinguished families of printers in 16 th century Europe was the Estiennes. Henri Estienne I was a printer and bookseller who was active in Paris from The font of Greek type used in this book was cut by Claude Garamond.

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Estienne, Étienne (both: ātyĕn`), or, Latinized, Stephanus (stĕf`ənəs), family of Parisian and Genevan printers of the 16th and 17th cent., distinguished through five generations in scholarship as well as in their craft. The first of the line was Henri Estienne, d.who was by established as a printer in Paris.

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Among the printers who worked in Paris in the sixteenth century, 1 two of the most intriguing and significant were Simon de Colines and Robert Estienne. 2 Colines was a punchcutter, an expert on types. He became a printer in when, on the death of Henri Estienne, he.

Robert Estienne, from a book frontispiece Robert I Estienne (French: ; – 7 September ), known as Robertus Stephanus in Latin [1] and also referred to as Robert Stephens by 18th and 19th-century English writers, was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in Paris.

[x], pp., illustrated, 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt title on cover and spine. Catalogue of a collection assembled by the eminent New York rare book dealer Fred Schreiber and is now part of the Hanes Collection at the University of North Carolina Rare Book Libraries.

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Maison Rustique, Or, The Countrey Farme. Now newly Reviewed, Corrected and Augmented, with divers large Additions by ESTIENNE, Charles () and Jean LIEBAULT (d. ); - Gervase MARKHAM (), editor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at As one would expect of any book that was among the first productions of a press in a remote region, the Tercero cathecismo is a rare book.

Searches of NUC Pre, WorldCat, COPAC, CCPBE, and KVK locate only eight U.S., four European, and two South American libraries reporting ownership. However, we know of one other U.S. and one other. Title: The Estiennes: An Annotated Catalogue of Highlights of Their Various Presses Author: Fred Schreiber Publisher: E.

Schreiber City: New York Year: Printing Information: Other - see description Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: pages Width: " Height: " Book Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and a pale blue tree illustration to the front board.

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The Estiennes. Novem by Maggie Kopp • estienne, printers, type. Special Collections has added a number of books to its holdings in the last month, but I wanted to highlight one very important book. This is an edition of Renaissance scholar Jacques Lefèvre d’Etaples’ paraphrase of Aristotle’s Ethics, dated May Other articles where Encyclopaedic dictionary is discussed: encyclopaedia: Influence of printing: a type of dictionary—now called encyclopaedic—that added to the definition and etymology of a word a description of the functions of the thing or idea it named.

In some dictionaries, such as those of the Estiennes, a French family of book dealers and printers, this description might in some. Biography of Charles Estienne. Charles was born in Paris in into a Parisian family of great intellectual distinction.

The Estiennes were printers in the rue Saint-Jean de Beauvais, and they had managed to produce influential editions of the Bible, a well-known Latin dictionary of the time, and numerous other remarkable pieces of by: 2.

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The making of learned books was therefore a dynastic employment for the Estiennes; it was a trade, and indeed a responsibility, which Henri inherited. (10) Early modern secular learning can seldom, if ever, be detached from its context in religious belief and experience. Editor's Choice; Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne’s Why.

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Referred to as Henry Estienne's "Most Popular Book," this landmark of French Renaissance prose style promptly went through several editions, was translated into English and enjoyed occasional reprintings for the next three centuries.

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), the surname Estienne, is French for the Greek noun stepanos (Stephen in English)—which was the name of the olive branch crown wreath and the prize given to ancient Greek athletes for outstanding performance and. The first edition of was the first English translation by Richard Surflet of L'Agriculture et Maison Rustique, the first book of its kind to appear in French.

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