Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2018. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 466 pages. Pablo Alvarez offers the first complete English translation of Alonso Víctor de Paredes Institucion, y origen del arte de la imprenta, y reglas generales para los componedores [Institution, and Origin of the Art of Printing, and General Rules for Compositors]. This 96-page printing manual set and printed by Paredes himself was issued in Madrid around 1680. It opens with an introductory digression on... READ MORE about ALONSO VÍCTOR DE PAREDES’ INSTITUTION, AND ORIGIN OF THE ART OF PRINTING, AND GENERAL RULES...
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Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2017. large 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 152 pages. This is an exhibition catalogue featuring the early history of Western medicine, held at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and the University of Michigan Library from 10 February through 30 April 2017. The catalogue explores twenty centuries of medical history as illustrated by a broad selection of archaeological artifacts; Graeco-Roman, Islamic, and Medieval manuscripts; and early printed books. It includes five essays... READ MORE about THE ART AND SCIENCE OF HEALING: FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE RENAISSANCE