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Almanac [in French and Dutch], 1558
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In 1558, or more specifically for 1558, Plantin published an ‘Almanach en francoys’ and an ‘Almanach en flameng [in Dutch]’ (besides an ‘Almanach’ of Nostradamus: cf. no. 1754). He could note in January 1558 (Arch. 35, fol. 9vo) ‘A diverses foys en tout ce moys vendu…3,000 Almanachs tant en francoys qu’en flameng’ (including very likely the Almanachs of Nostradamus). He had some difficulties with Ghent competitors, but, by presenting them rather large numbers of his almanachs he could keep the market for him alone. On 26 January 1558 Plantin notes (…

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ALMANAC, “Almanac [in French and Dutch], 1558”, in: The Plantin Press Online. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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