Colines, Simon de
Colines, Simon de(sēmôN` də kôlēn`), d. 1546, Parisian printer. He was associated with the elder Henri EstienneEstienne,
, or, Latinized, Stephanus
, family of Parisian and Genevan printers of the 16th and 17th cent., distinguished through five generations in scholarship as well as in their craft.
..... Click the link for more information. and continued his work. Colines used elegant roman and italic types and a Greek type, with accents, that was superior to its predecessors. He is believed to have designed some of his types; some were designed by Geofroy ToryTory, Geofroy
, c.1480–1533, Parisian printer, typographer, and author, b. Bourges. After study in Italy, he won distinction as a professor in Paris and became editor to the printer Henri Estienne.
..... Click the link for more information. . His books, often small in format, are superbly crafted.
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