Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Having recently made my eyes bleed reading a particularly bad modern example of faux-medieval typography, I turned for relief to an actual example of good 15th century typography and book design, Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

If you've neve seen this, take a look. If you have, renew your acquaintance.

1 comment:

Russ said...

I transcribed this sucker once for a friend in Budapest. It's an absolute joyride.