CARTOLAI, ILLUMINATORS, AND PRINTERS IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ITALY: THE EVIDENCE OF THE RIPOLI PRESS. M. A. Rouse, R H. Rouse.

CARTOLAI, ILLUMINATORS, AND PRINTERS IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ITALY: THE EVIDENCE OF THE RIPOLI PRESS.

  • Los Angeles: University of California, 1988.
  • 8vo.
  • stiff wrappers
  • 127 +(1) pages and 25 plates

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62719

First edition. Examples of late medieval or renaissance artists at work in a collection of early printed books. The authors suggest that it was the cartolai or paper dealers, who, in the first twenty-five or so years of Italian printing, were instrumental in the hand-finishing and decoration of printed books. With color frontis and twenty-five black-and-white plates following text.