Emendatio Mechanica Plagularum [Print shop vacation closing announcement].

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Gourmont, Jean de, the Younger, active 1565-1585 [Browse]
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  • Medium: Letterpress printing
  • Inscribed: ". . . It won't be exaclty a vacation for me, because // I am going to work on my invention. // I call it "my invention," because I // am perfecting it. Work started on it, as // the illustration shows, about three hun- // dred and fifty years.
  • Item description: Includes a reproduction of a 1588 engraving by Jean Gourmont which depicts the Automatic Proof-reading Machine.
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