Discover the work of the Plantin printing office

In 1555, Christoffel Plantin released his first book. In less than twenty years, Plantin's publishing house has become the top in Europe.

Publisher of top works

In 1555, Christoffel Plantin released his first book. Soon after, writers and scientists found their way to his printing office, the Officina Plantiniana. Plantin distributed the new findings of top scientists internationally.

Plantin is a publisher with a strong reputation. The quality of his printing is unmatched. In less than twenty years, Plantin's publishing house has become the top in Europe with townhouses in Frankfurt, Leiden and Paris.

'This is not a man of flesh and blood, this is a spirit. He does not think about eating, or drinking or resting. He lives for his work.' Arias Montanus about Plantin

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