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Plantin-Moretus Museum

Theodore Low De Vinne

Plantin-Moretus Museum

a printer"s paradise.

by Theodore Low De Vinne

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Published by Grabhorn Press in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plantin, Christophe, -- ca. 1520-1589.,
  • Museum Plantin-Moretus.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLewis, Oscar, 1893-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. col. port.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14907213M

    [], with caption title: A printer's paradise. The Plantin-Moretus museum at Antwerp. It was reprinted, with the illustrations, for the Grolier club in with title: Christopher Plantin, and the Plantin-Moretus museum at Antwerp. Description: [9], 54 pages: 1 color portrait ; 16 cm: Other Titles: Plantin-Moretus museum Printer's paradise. The Plantin-Moretus Museum (Dutch: Plantin-Moretusmuseum) is a printing museum in Antwerp, Belgium which focuses on the work of the 16th-century printers Christophe Plantin and Jan is located in their former residence and printing establishment, the Plantin Press, at the Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market) in Antwerp, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since

    Save on popular hotels near Plantin-Moretus Museum, Historisch centrum: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Plantin-Moretus Museum. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia. Gain an appreciation for the history of printing at Museum Plantin-Moretus. Housed inside the former residence and printing house of one of Belgium's great printers, the museum was formerly Plantin Press, where Christophe Plantin and Jan Moretus produced some of the country's earliest printed materials.

      In , Plantin released his first book. In less than twenty years, his publishing house became the biggest and best in Europe. In the museum you can admire the oldest printing presses in the world and in the library, you will find manuscripts and original prints. Normally I prefer to visit museum with tours, in order to learn as much as possible. Read writing from Museum Plantin-Moretus on Medium. Story of a family’s entrepreneurial flair • History of books • Art of printing • Unesco world heritage • #plantinmoretus www.


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In it will be years ago that mathematician and inventor Simon Stevin ( - ) died. On International Museum Day, the Plantin-Moretus Museum commemorates the mathematical genius with an Plantin-Moretus Museum book exhibition on Google Arts & Culture. After all, the 'Officina Plantiniana' was the printer and publisher of almost 90% of Stevin's work.

About the Museum The original residence and workshop of the Plantin and Moretus publishing dynasty offers you a unique historical experience, which is why it is a Unesco world heritage site.

The building’s creaking oak planks and panels seem imbued in the history of books, the art of printing and the story of a family’s entrepreneurial flair.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is well worth a visit for history buffs and anyone really who just wants to glimpse life and work in early modern Europe.

All reviews printing press printing house book lovers print shop books and maps printing works audio guide family portraits fascinating history a unesco world heritage site on display old house /5(K). The building that housed the press is now the Plantin-Moretus Museum.

It maintains a collection of printing tools and aro volumes related to the press. [2] Inthe archives of Plantin Press were added to UNESCO 's Memory of the World Register.

Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus Museum, M contains an illustrated versification of the life of Christ, known as the Carmen Paschale by the early fifth-century Roman poet Sedulius. According to art historian Alexander (, p. 83), the Antwerp manuscript represents a ninth-century Carolingian copy of an earlier Anglo-Saxon exemplar.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum’s exhibition BAROQUE BOOK DESIGN, A tale of friendship and collaboration reveals publishers’ love for their trade, and how they have motivated artists, printers and designers in the past and present to create top-quality products. The Plantin-Moretus Museum is the only surviving printing workshop and publishing house in the world dating back to the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Situated in Antwerp, one of the three leading cities of early European printing, it is associated with the history of the invention and spread of typography.

exposition autumne (Antwerp Baroque Rubens inspires). The Plantin-Moretus Museum showcases a 16th century publishing house run as a family business. While walking through the house, guests have the opportunity to view and learn about the library, typesets and printing presses (including the two oldest printing presses in the world), and famous works the family had printed, including the Biblia.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is an incredible place, and I’ve only covered a fraction of what can be found and experienced there. From all the books and printing equipment preserved there, to the history of the Plantin-Moretus family and their company, visitors with a.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is sure to be on the bucket list of every avid book reader who ever gets to visit Antwerp. This very place was once the most well-known printing house around the globe and one can witness the printing techniques of the middle ages on their visit.

The Museum Plantin-Moretus is the residential house of the Plantin-Moretus family which contains the publishing house – printing press.

The oldest printing presses in the world are here. They bear witness to the first industrial distribution of knowledge and image. The rich art collection is located. Dirk Imhof is curator of the rare books and archives at the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp. His research focuses on sixteenth-century book history.

Together with Karen Bowen he published Christopher Plantin and Engraved Book Illustrations in Sixteenth Century. Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp: See 1, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Museum Plantin-Moretus, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among attractions in Antwerp/K TripAdvisor reviews.

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The Plantin-Moretus Museum is well worth a visit for history buffs and anyone really who just wants to glimpse life and work in early modern Europe.

All reviews printing press printing house gutenberg bible book lovers print shop books and maps audio guide printing works family portraits fascinating history a unesco world heritage site on. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: Museum Plantin-Moretus, Max Rooses.

The Museum Plantin-Moretus sheds light on this versatile genius. Title page from De Thiende, From the collection of: Museum Plantin-Moretus. Simon Stevin was born in Bruges in He was the son of Anthonis Stevin and Cathelyne van der Poort.

He hailed from a prominent family of mayors, aldermen, magistrates and merchants. In this book. An easy ride on the metro is a convenient way to go to Plantin-Moretus Museum.

The most convenient station, Sail Training Association Belgium, is only miles ( kilometers) away. Recent Plantin-Moretus Museum Hotel Reviews By Fellow Wanderers. Excerpt from Catalogue of the Plantin-Moretus Museum Both, it is said, were sons of the illustrious Charles de Tiercelin, who died crowned with glory, but devoid of fortune.

His children having to provide for their sustenance by the labour of their hands, resolved to do so with : Museum Plantin -Moretus.

Plantin-Moretus Museum - Antwerp Attractions from Plantin-Moretus Museum hours of operation: Open Tue–Sun 10am–5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of .Christopher Plantin, and the Plantin-Moretus Museum at Antwerp is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.