Johann Amerbach (b. c. 1440 in Amorbach, Germany; d. 25 December 1513 in Basel, Switzerland) was a celebrated printer in Basel in the 15th century. He was the first printer in Basel to use the Roman type instead of Gothic and Italian; he spared no expense in his art.
He was the father of Bonifacius Amerbach.
- Alfred Hartmann (editor), Die Amerbachkorrespondenz, vol. 1, Verlag der Universitätsbibliothek Basel, Basel 1942, ISBN 978-3-7965-1832-4, ISBN 978-3-7965-1847-8
- Barbara C. Halporn (editor), The Correspondence of Johann Amerbach, University of Michigan Press, November 2000, hardcover, 400 pages, ISBN 0-472-11137-X
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