New PDF release: Aldus and His Dream Book: An Illustrated Essay

By Helen Barolini

"Aldus and His Dream e-book" is a tribute to the lifestyles 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 concepts, and his recognized Venetian press. even as, this e-book reproduces the entire illustrations, and lots of of the entire pages, from the Aldine press variation of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many ponder the main appealing booklet published within the Renaissance. it's also a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."

This variation is sure to entice the historian, bibliophile, paintings historian, dressmaker, and pupil of the numerous psychologically wealthy and emblematic illustrations that experience thrilled and intrigued generations of readers and scholars.

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