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Geofroy Tory and his device of the pot cassé.

Albert Broadbent Foxcroft

Geofroy Tory and his device of the pot cassé.

by Albert Broadbent Foxcroft

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Published by Printing Industry Craftsmen of Australia in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tory, Geofroy.

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    Open LibraryOL20380900M

    This emblem was adopted for him when young by his tutor, Arthus de GoufHer Boisy, Comte d'Estampes, and he used it throughout his life. His binders were Etienne Roffet, 12 FRENCH BOOKBINDING called Le Faulcheur, and Philippe le Noir. Some of his books are believed to have been bound by Geoffroy Tory. Geoffroy Tory, pot cassé emblem, Later, Tory explained that the broken jar symbolized one's body, the toret or auger symbolized fate, and the book held shut by three padlocked chains signified the book of a life after it is shut by death.

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Geofroy Tory and his device of the pot cassé by Albert Broadbent Foxcroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geoffroy Tory, (born c.Bourges, Fr.—died c.Paris), publisher, printer, author, orthographic reformer, and prolific engraver who was mainly responsible for the French Renaissance style of book decoration and who played a leading part in popularizing in France the roman letter as against the prevailing Gothic.

His important publications include a number of “Books of Hours. Tory clearly chose the title to connote the variety of ideas rooted in his everyday experience as a scholar, editor, scribe, illuminator, and bookseller.

Tory s analysis of letters, for instance, was not limited to their construction and visual presentation, but also included larger issues of language and literature. Geoffroy Tory (also Geofroy, Latin "Godofredus Torinus") was born in Bourges around and died in Paris before 14 October He was a French humanist and an engraver, best known for adding accents on letters in life's work has heavily influenced French publishing to this day.

Bernard, Geofroy Tory, p, also mentions a Book of Hours ofowned by a M. Neil, printed by the Kervers and again probably bound in a small pot casse panel. (16) Howard M. Nixon, Sixteenth-century gold-tooled bookbindings, based his list of pot casse bindings on that of E.P. Goldschmidt's study, Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings.

Geofroy Tory (zhôfrwä´ tôrē´), c–, 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.

He took up drawing and engraving and returned to Italy to study (–18). Source for information on Tory, Geofroy: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary. In the Melbourne Public Library (now the State Library of Victoria) acquired, with funds from the Felton Bequest, a Book of Hours published and printed in by the well-known Parisian humanist, Geofroy Tory.

1 The small prayer book, purchased for what was then the considerable sum of £, came from the library of London book dealer and collector E.P. Goldschmidt, 2 who described it as.

Geofroy Tory Also Maistre Geofroy Tory de Bourges. Parisian printer, designer and engraver, As designer and engraver he produced beautiful initials, borders, and illustrations.

Tory, Geofroy (zhôfrwä` tôrē`), c–, Parisian printer, typographer, and author, b. Bourges. After study in Italy, he won distinction as a professor in Paris and beca. The pot cassé trademark Geoffroy Tory used on the sign of his bookseller s shop in Paris was symbolic of the death of his daughter.

The pot cassé trademark Geoffroy Tory used on the sign of his bookseller's shop in Paris was symbolic of the death of his daughter. Full text of "Geofroy Tory: painter and engraver; first royal printer: reformer of orthography and typography under François account of his life and works" See other formats.

I have said above that Tory had adopted aboutfor the mark of his bookshop, the Pot Cassé represented in the engraving placed at the end of his poem on his daughter's death. To make it more appropriate for that purpose, he subjected it to various modifications. French epics and the Renaissance—Venice and Aldus Manutius— Italian illustrators—The Germans: Theuerdanck, Schäufelein—The Book in other countries—French books at the beginning of the century, before the accession of Francis I.—Geoffroy Tory and his works—Francis I.

and the Book—Robert Estienne—Lyons a centre of bookselling ; Holbein's Dances of Death—School of Basle. [Paris: Geoffroy Tory, 20 October ]. First edition and an important re-discovery: a remarkable copy of Tory's fifth "Hours," heightened under the direction of Tory himself in his famous "Italian Lavis" with its brilliant coloring, primarily in gold, red, blue, green, black, and violet of different shadings.

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GEOFFROY TORY THERE is in the Print Room a Parisian book of hours, datedwhich bears the imprint of Thielman Kerver and contains unusually good impressions of the thirteen large woodcuts designed by Geof-froy Tory, for his Horae according to the Roman use of An uncolored copy, it is crisp and clean, and in an unusually.

Paris: Simon Du Bois for Geoffroy Tory, 22 October 4to x mm. Collation: a-r8 s4. leaves, bâtarde type, title printed in red and black, initials and headings printed in red throughout, printer's pot cassé device Bernard, no.

9 on title and on verso of last leaf, each page within a four-part woodcut border of flowers, insects, animals and other ornaments, 13 large outline. John Tory says it's time for another round of pot shop crackdowns Though he admits past raids have done little to slow the industry's growth, Toronto Mayor John Tory wants to see more police.

Borders of text pages composed of four different pieces by Tory, those on bottom oftentimes signed with Tory's Lorraine cross, and among the designs are the crowned "F" of François I, the crowned "C" of queen Claude, & a blank shield and plaque to be filled in with the arms or monogram of the owner of the book.

Tory's "pot cassé" device. Geoffroy Tory, pot casse emblem Later, Tory explained that the broken jar symbolized one's body, the toret or auger symbolized fate, and the book held shut by three padlocked chains signified the book of a life after it is shut by death.

Geoffroy Tory, capital from a series of crible initials.5. The pot cassé trademark Geoffroy Tory used on the sign of his bookseller’s shop in Paris was symbolic of the death of his daughter.

_____ 6. Tory’s Champ Fleury was the author’s attempt to analyze, describe, and prescribe rules of the French language, both spoken and written.

_____ Size: 40KB.A text-book on plain lettering, (New York, The Engineering News Publishing Company, ), by Henry Sylvester Jacoby (page images at HathiTrust) The hand book of mediaeval alphabets and devices / (London: Henry George Bohn, ), by Henry Shaw (page images at HathiTrust) The art of illuminating as practised in Europe from the earliest times.