Paris: Typographie d'Ambroise Firmin-Didot, 1875.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #12832
Modern fabric rebind with printed spine label, random foxing, owner's signature on title page, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; History of the significant Venetian printer Aldo Manuzio, his Aldine Press, and its role in printing and popularizing Ancient Greek and Latin classics, and contemporary Italian literature. He was the pioneer in printing Greek and Byzantine manuscripts, designed Italic type to resemble handwriting, and promoted Hellenist scholarship. Firmin-Didot includes a detailed chronological bibliography of Aldine Press publications. First Edition of this classic work. ; lxviii, 646 (1) pages.
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