Opisthographic

. The first productions of the press were printed on one side of the paper only; as the art improved among the early printers they impressed both sides: and those early productions, when they are printed on both sides of the paper, are styled Opistho­graphic.

Taken from Gesta Typographica by Chas. Jacobi, 1897, page 6.

Wayzgoose

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The first newspaper in England

The Printers’ Devil

The decree of the Star Chamber

The first book produced in England

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