From book "Glaister`s Glossary of book" by Geoffrey Ashall Glaister
In France, following acquisition of Pons collection of Sanskrit MSS in 1729, Royal Library in Paris became Europe`s main centre of Sanskrit studies. It was here, in 1820, that August Wilhelm von Schlegel, professor of Sanskrit at Bonn Academia Rhenana, commissioned fount of nagari type. The result was Viberfs excellent 20-point size of 1821... Vibert cut punches and J-B Lion Lettern cast type. Schlegel gave Europe first nagari type to remain in use until present day, personally setting type for his edition of "Bhagavad-gita", Bonn, 1823. In 1825 Delafond of Paris cut a 16-point size.
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"The Pancatantra." Harvard Oriental Series (vol.14).
Charles Rockwell Lanman
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