In which three ways did the printed books at first closely resemble the written manuscripts?
- THE printed books at first closely resembled the written manuscripts in appearance and layout. The metal letters initiated the ornamental handwritten styles.
- Borders were illuminated by hand with foliage and patterns and illustrations painted.
- In the books printed for the rich space for decoration was kept blank on the printed page for the purchaser to choose the design and the painting school that would do the illustration.