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Typographic Exemplars

Simon de Colines, printer

Orance Finé, Orontii Finaei . . . In sex priores libros Geometricorum . . . (Paris, 1544)
The mathematician Orance Finé was blessed with one of the best printers of the century, Simon de Colines. The pages shown here only hint at the typographic variety to be found throughout the text. Note the fine strapwork border on the title page and the initial on the dedication page.
Keywords: 1600s, France, mathematics

16th Century | Cary Collection