Manuel Typographique, utile Aux Gens de Lettres

Some borders and symbols scanned from Volume two of Manuel Typographique, utile Aux Gens de Lettres by Fournier the younger, Paris, 1766. My edition is a fac simile.

[picture: 132.---Diverses: Les Planètes.]

132.—Diverses: Les Planètes.

This page shows various alchemical or astrological symbols together with their (French) names, set in a border. [more...]

[picture: 133.---Figures.]

133.—Figures.

Figures
Pour les Missels. [i.e. for prayer-books and religious music] [more...]

[picture: Free clip-art: Eighteenth-century Border from Figures pour les Missels]

Free clip-art: Eighteenth-century Border from Figures pour les Missels

This is an 18th century French border used to surround a page; it is not modern, slick and perfect. For example, one part of the border near the top left corner is actually upside down. But its [...]whole page. [more...]

[picture: Quaint Pointy Hands And Things]

Quaint Pointy Hands And Things

Some 18th century printed signs of direction, including pointing hands (called an index today), and also rings pieced by arrows, from page 133. [more...]



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