1562 – The Psalter completed

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A short essay of how in 1562 over 20 printers joined forces to publish the first complete French Psalter. The privilege was obtained by Théodore de Bèze in 1561 (when he was in France for the Colloquy of Poissy). The commerical joint venture was established by the printing house of Antoine Vincent (Lyon/Genève).

The text below (in French) is written by Jean-Daniel Candaux, and copied from the 1986 exhibition catalogue Le Psautier de Genève 1562-1865.

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