Albrecht Dürer’s Capital Letters

Applied Geometry
mathematics, applied geometry, capital letters, Albrecht Dürer

“I hope that no wise man will defame this laborious task of mine, since [I undertake it on] behalf of all who love the Liberal Arts. [Not for] painters alone but for [all] who use compass and rule, and measuring line—that it may serve to their utility.”


Albrecht Dürer: Of the Just Shaping of Letters from the Applied Geometry of Albrecht Dürer. Book III. New York: Grolier Club, 1917—New York: Dover.