Aldus Manutius inventor of italics, semicolon, modern use of comma and inventor of bound small books able to be carried for travel etc, (prototype of the modern paperback) His use of Italics wasn't as we use them, to highlight something, but to have entire books printed in the format as more words would fit on the page, hence it cut production cost per book.

Victorian painting by François Flameng, of Jean Grolier (seated) with Aldus Manutius - Aldus in His Printing Establishment at Venice Showing - Aldus Manutius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Redeisgn the dolphin and anchor emblem by Aldo Manuzio, printer of the Venetian High Renaissance. In 1501, Aldo began to use, as his publisher's device, the image of a dolphin wrapped around an anchor. The emblem is associated with famous motto "Festina lente" (Hasten slowly).    Re-marca tipografica, Aldo Manuzio, Genova, Italy

Redeisgn the dolphin and anchor emblem by Aldo Manuzio, printer of the Venetian High Renaissance. In Aldo began to use, as his publisher's device, the image of a dolphin wrapped around an anchor. The emblem is associated with famous motto "Festina l…

The Odessy as printed by Aldus Manutius

The Odessy as printed by Aldus Manutius. That was a surprisingly good book.

Aldus Manutius

Aldus Manutius - dolphin anchor device representing "Festina lente" (Hasten slowly) copied from Roman coin around 1499

Aldus Manutius, printer’s trademark, c.1500.

The History Of Logos And Logo Design

The Dolphin and Anchor trademark of Venetian printer Aldus Manutius. It is the symbol of the ancient proverb "Festina lente" (Hurry up slowly) which Manutius had taken as a motto as early as

Alde Manuce Pro. This family was inspired by the beautiful roman font used by Aldus Manutius in Venice (1499) to print for the first time Hypnerotomachia Poliphili..., the well known book attributed to Francesco Colonna. Francesco Griffo was the punchcutter.

1499 Alde Manuce Pro, font by GLC Foundry. 1499 Alde Manuce Pro can be purchased as a desktop and a web font.

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