Capitals and leads

. Capitals and distances between the lines were first used at Naples, about 1472.

Taken from Gesta Typographica by Chas. Jacobi, 1897, page 9.

The first steam printing

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About the Letters J and W

Early Printing

Wayzgoose

Opisthographic

The first newspaper in England

Abbreviations

Etienne Dolet

Chapel

Catchwords

The first cylinder printing-machine

The first steam printing

Capitals and leads

About the Letters J and W

The Scriptures were first written on skins

The first iron printing-press

Signatures

Gothic Letters

Type Founding in Europe

Pica Type

Long Primer

Brevier

Machines