PIETRO BEMBO: 'FOSTER FATHER' OF THE MODERN BOOK.
New York: The Typophiles, 2003. 6 x 9.5 inches. paperback. 33+(1) pages. Typophile Monograph - New Series, Number 18. 500 years ago, with the publication of a small octavo Virgil, the modern printed book emerged due to Venetian printer Aldo Manuzio (Aldus). Previous to this, the printing press had been seen primarily as a means of mechanically reproducing manuscript books. It was Pietro Bembo (1470-1547) who gave Aldus the idea for the small format of..... READ MORE about PIETRO BEMBO: 'FOSTER FATHER' OF THE MODERN BOOK
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