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

By Helen Barolini

"Aldus and His Dream e-book" 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 strategies, and his well-known Venetian press. whilst, this booklet reproduces the entire illustrations, and plenty of of the entire pages, from the Aldine press version of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many contemplate the main attractive e-book published within the Renaissance. additionally it is a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."

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

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