The Golden Compasses, vol. 98 (2020), no 2: Studies of the Officina Plantiniana at the quincentennial of Plantin’s birth.

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Number 2 of 2020, the 98st volume of The Golden Compasses. 320 pages

195 in stock



Goran Proot: Foreword

Nina Lamal & J. Christopher Warner: Introduction

List of portraits


Denis Pallier:
‘A Paris. Au Compas d’or, Rue Sainct Jacques’
La succursale parisienne de Plantin, Première partie: sources, organisation, approvisionnement, réseau

Mark McConnell:
Publishing risk and cost incentives in Early Modern printing
An examination of Christopher Plantin’s operations

Renaud Milazzo:
In the mind of a publisher
Establishing the price of emblem books in Antwerp in the sixteenth century

Kristof Selleslach:
How to transfer the Officina Plantiniana to the next generation
The instructions of Balthasar Moretus ii to his future heirs (1659–1673)

Kristof Selleslach: Family trees

Index nominum


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Additional information

Weight 985 g
Dimensions 25 × 18 × 3 cm