Last of all it has been decided to practice the wonderful art of making printing type for lasting records, and may God prosper it! Once that is mastered, though the workman die soon after, death will have no bitterness for him, knowing as he will that he has left to posterity a gift to save them for ever after from want of books. — Regiomontanus

Designed and printed by Jamie Murphy. This quote has been hand set in 36 point Monotype Garamond 156 (with an interesting and vast array of ligatures) and printed on a Swiss made 1960’s Geitz parallel platen press at Typoretum. The quote was sourced from Harry Carter’s ‘A History of Typography up to 1600’.

278 x 375 mm