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The Offizin (of lat. officina, "workshop", "work space") is the old name for a letterpress printing, a foundry for tin figures or the work and sales room of a pharmacy. For some years exists the occupation of training further of the specialized pharmacist for Offizin pharmacy, which the field of activity in the Offizin pharmacy ("normal" pharmacy) of the working defines more near.

In the weighing jerk time of the Typographeums the owners of printering appeared often also as publishers and a bookseller, Offizin can thus also a publishing house or a bookshop designate.

See also

  • Officium (office for church)


  • Michael Giesecke: The printing in the early modern times, Suhrkamp 1990 ISBN 3518580035

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