Dirk Imhof is curator of the rare books and archives at the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp. His research focuses on sixteenth-century book history. Together with Karen Bowen he published Christopher Plantin and Engraved Book Illustrations in Sixteenth Century Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
Libraries with a collection of rare books; historians of the early modern period, in particular book historians and art historians.
A “bibliographical masterpiece [and] formidable book”.
Frans A. Janssen, University of Amsterdam (Emeritus). In: Quaerendo, Vol. 45, Nos. 1-2 (2015), pp. 163–166.
“The vast scale of the [Moretus's printing] business has now been set out in a welcome and magisterial fashion.”
David McKitterick, Cambridge. In: The Library, 7.16.4 (December 2015), pp. 472–473.
“Dirk Imhof’s Jan Moretus and the Continuation of the Plantin Press is and will no doubt long remain a milestone in bibliography.”
Goran Proot, Università di Udine. In: De Gulden Passer, 95 (2017), pp. 184–187.
Table of contents
Biography of Jan Moretus I
Characteristics of Jan Moretus’s editions
Bibliography of the Works printed and published by Jan Moretus I
I. Ordinances and Edicts
II. Gheboden ... der Stadt van Antwerpen
Appendix 1. References to archival documents from the Plantin-Moretus Museum
Appendix 2. Printer’s devices
Indices and Lists
Index of names
Alphabetical list of titles
Chronological list of the editions
Editions according to language
Editions printed for, or by others
A. Editions printed for other publishers
B. Editions printed by other printers for Jan Moretus I
C. Editions printed by Jan Moretus I under another name
D. Title page editions
Editions according to subject