By Helen Barolini
Helen Barolini’s textual content discusses Aldus, his schooling, his publishing imaginative and prescient, his typographic suggestions, and his well-known Venetian press. whilst, this ebook reproduces all of the illustrations, and plenty of of the whole pages, from the Aldine press variation of Francesco Colonna’s "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," which many think about the main attractive e-book revealed within the Renaissance. additionally it is a bibliography of works on Aldus and the "Hypnerotomachia."
This variation is bound to entice the historian, bibliophile, paintings historian, clothier, and scholar of the numerous psychologically wealthy and emblematic illustrations that experience extremely joyful and intrigued generations of readers and scholars.
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Aldus and His Dream Book: An Illustrated Essay by Helen Barolini