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My attempts of setting and printing a page (really just a snippet of a page) of Latin Vulgate the old-fashioned way. The captions are in Russian , but there's nothing new in them for seasoned typophiles :)
A few notes:
Sadly, my fount does not contain a set of ligatures, long s's, half r's and other fraktur niceties.
I am printing with just a single roller, as the other one swelled up and needs replacing (actually, both of them do, but triple-inking with just the one works for now).
Our eagle-eyed masters will undoubtedly notice that the sorts are added to the composing stick from the wrong end. This is because the matter is already set at this point, and I am just correcting the mistakes.
Missing from the video, are steps for creating hand-made paper, painting of the floral borders and illumination of the hand-drawn initials.
Hope you enjoy it!