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By Helen Barolini

"Aldus and His Dream ebook" is a tribute to the existence and paintings of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (1449/50-1515).

Helen Barolini’s textual content discusses Aldus, his schooling, his publishing imaginative and prescient, his typographic ideas, and his recognized Venetian press. while, this booklet reproduces the entire illustrations, and lots of of the entire pages, from the Aldine press variation of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many give some thought to the main appealing booklet published within the Renaissance. additionally it is a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."

This version is bound to attract the historian, bibliophile, paintings historian, clothier, and pupil of the numerous psychologically wealthy and emblematic illustrations that experience thrilled and intrigued generations of readers and scholars.

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