Printing Centres—The Officina Plantiniana
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In the sixteenth century, Antwerp became one of the major printing centers of Europe. In 1555 Christopher Plantin (c. 1520–1589) founded the Officina Plantiniana and soon earned quite a …

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De Landtsheer, Jeanine, “Printing Centres—The Officina Plantiniana”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 24 April 2017 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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