Aldus and His Dream Book: An Illustrated Essay by Helen Barolini PDF

By Helen Barolini

"Aldus and His Dream booklet" 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 recommendations, and his well-known Venetian press. while, this e-book reproduces the entire illustrations, and lots of of the total pages, from the Aldine press version of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many examine the main appealing ebook revealed within the Renaissance. it's also a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."

This version is bound to entice the historian, bibliophile, artwork historian, clothier, and scholar of the various psychologically wealthy and emblematic illustrations that experience extremely joyful and intrigued generations of readers and scholars.

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