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By Martin Davies

Aldus Manutius (1449-1515) was once a member of the Manuzio relations, founders of the Aldine Press. less than his course, the click undertook an enormous software of constructing the written is still of Greek antiquity broadly and systematically to be had to the scholarly public of Renaissance Europe. furthermore, 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 e-book, this learn, copublished with the British Library, introduces the "prince of printers" in his a number of guises--as student, businessman, editor, and typographer. The fantastically reproduced illustrations are drawn mostly from Aldines within the unequalled selection of the British Library.

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