By Martin Davies
Aldus Manutius (1449-1515) used to be a member of the Manuzio kin, founders of the Aldine Press. less than his course, the clicking undertook an unlimited application of creating the written continues to be of Greek antiquity extensively and systematically on hand to the scholarly public of Renaissance Europe. moreover, Aldus revealed many Latin and Italian texts in more cost-effective codecs within the recognized Aldine italic typeface. In commemoration of the quincentenary of Aldus's first book, this examine, copublished with the British Library, introduces the "prince of printers" in his a variety of guises--as pupil, businessman, editor, and typographer. The superbly reproduced illustrations are drawn principally from Aldines within the unequalled number of the British Library.
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Aldus Manutius: Printer and Publisher of Renaissance Venice by Martin Davies