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Created by Melinda Hayes, Rare Books Librarian, Special Collections
Type evidence can help identify the time period or printer when direct evidence is lacking.
Early printers followed practices in use by scribes creating manuscripts. Common among these practices were:
Daldianus Artemidorus' De somniorum interpretatione, Libri Quinque (Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Episcopius,, 1544) BF1080 .A7 1544
Follow the links to find books using the terms below. Click on the "Examples" link to see visual examples of each term.
Special Collections uses only two terms from the Rare Books & Manuscripts Type Terms list: