Compositors sentence example
The introduction of printing (first dated Hebrew printed book, Rashi, Reggio, 1475) gave occasion for a number of scholarly compositors and proof-readers, some of whom were also authors, such as Jacob ben Ilayyim of Tunis Later waters.
At the expiration of apprenticeship he went to London and joined the London Society of Compositors.
At Venice Aldo gathered an army of Greek scholars and compositors around him.
After another reading or revision in the reading closet it is sent to the compositors, who make the final corrections in the type and hand the forme to the printing department to deal with.
Most have compositors ' names written in, indicating that the printer had to make do without fair copies.Advertisement
This page does however explain the possible reasons for differences in spelling, for example due to the different compositors.