By Helen Barolini
Helen Barolini’s textual content discusses Aldus, his schooling, his publishing imaginative and prescient, his typographic concepts, and his recognized Venetian press. whilst, this publication reproduces the entire illustrations, and plenty of of the entire pages, from the Aldine press variation of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many give some thought to the main attractive e-book revealed within the Renaissance. it's also a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."
This variation is bound to attract the historian, bibliophile, paintings historian, dressmaker, and pupil of the numerous psychologically wealthy and emblematic illustrations that experience overjoyed and intrigued generations of readers and scholars.
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