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Meaning of ELZEVIR

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\El"ze*vir\, a. (Bibliog.)
Applied to books or editions (esp. of the Greek New Testament
and the classics) printed and published by the Elzevir family
at Amsterdam, Leyden, etc., from about 1592 to 1680; also,
applied to a round open type introduced by them.

      The Elzevir editions are valued for their neatness, and
      the elegant small types used.            --Brande & C.

 

 

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