Aldus Manutius

printer and publisher of Renaissance Venice
  • 64 Pages
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  • English
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Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 50-1515., Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History., Printing, Greek -- Italy -- Venice -- History., Early printed books -- Italy -- Venice -- 16th century -- Bibliography., Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- Bibliography., Humanism -- Italy -- Venice -- History., Printers -- Italy -- Biography., Humanists -- Italy -- Biography., Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1268-1559., Venice (Italy) -- Impr


Italy, Venice (Italy), V

StatementMartin Davies.
LC ClassificationsZ232.M3 D35 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL286431M
ISBN 100892363444
LC Control Number97189744

Feb 02,  · After Manutius’s death his brothers-in-law, the Asolani, carried on the Aldine Press untilwhen his third son, Paulus Manutius, took over. Paulus went to Rome inleaving the Aldine Press to his son Aldus Manutius the Younger.

It is probable that the Aldine family printed 1, editions between and Aldus Press is an innovative gold open access publisher committed to helping scholars easily disseminate their work in the form of monographs, conference volumes, textbooks, and multi-author works.

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Aldine Press was the printing office started by Aldus Manutius in in Venice, from which were issued the celebrated Aldine editions of the classics (Latin and Greek masterpieces plus a few more modern works).The first book that was dated and printed under his name appeared in The Aldine Press is famous in the history of typography, among other things, for the introduction of italics.

Aldus Manutius (c. ) was the most important and innovative scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. His Aldine Press was responsible for more first editions of classical literature, philosophy, and science than any other publisher before or since.

Aldus Manutius: Innovator of the pocket book, and the semicolon By Simon Hudson, Editor/Content Operations February 6,marks the th anniversary of the death of Aldus Manutius the Elder, the founder of the Aldine Press and Renaissance pioneer of the printing and publishing industry.

At the time, his death was an occasion of public. Nov 06,  · The Man Who Changed Reading Forever The Venetian roots of revolutionary modern book printer Aldus Manutius shaped books as we know them Barbie Latza Nadeau.

Aldus Press is named in honour of the acclaimed fifteenth-century Venetian humanist, scholar, educator, and printer Aldus Manutius.

Manutius devoted a substantial part of his life to publishing rare Latin and Greek texts and devised the concept of italic lettertype. The Aldus coin is the only book- or printing-related ancient coin in Manutius, the most famous printer of all times, had been given a copy of the Titus coin, with the dolphin-and-anchor logo on the verso, as a gift by Pietro Bembo.

He was extremely taken by the magnificent logo, that in Roman times, by Titus Vespasian, had been. Manutius wanted to create an octavo book format that gentlemen of leisure could easily transport in a pocket or a satchel, the long, narrow libri portatiles of his catalogue, forerunners of the modern pocket book.

[12] Manutius' edition of Virgil's Opera () was the first octavo volume that he produced. In his prefatory letter to Pietro Bembo in the Virgil, Aldus recorded that he. Jan 05,  · Aldus Manutius was the most innovative scholarly publisher of the Renaissance.

This ITRL edition contains all of his prefaces to his editions of the Greek classics, translated for the first time into English. They provide unique insight into the world 4/5(2). May 18,  · The petition of Aldus Manutius to the Venetian Senate on the seventeenth of October, fifteen hundred & two, imploring legal protection for his types, against base imitations of false counterfeiters by Aldus Manutius 1 edition - first published in Aldus & His Dream Book [Helen Barolini] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A tribute to the life and work of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (/). Helen Barolini's text discusses AldusCited by: 3.

Feb 27,  · The Venetian printer Aldus Manutius (c.

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) is credited with helping to create the notion of personal reading, thanks to his portable, accessible editions of the secular classics. Oct 22,  · Typefaces as History: Aldus Manutius and The Noble Bembo by Joel Friedlander on October 22, 23 Comments I grew up with huge, heavy American Type Foundry type sample books in our living room, and would spend hours looking at the designs.

World of Aldus Manutius: Business and Scholarship in Renaissance Venice [Martin Lowry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hardcover, green cloth, 1st U.S.

Edition, a clean bright copy in dust jacket that has minor dust soilCited by: Aldus Manutius, was a 15th Century Venetian printer.

At that time only the clergy and very wealthy could afford printed books. Aldus felt that quality literature should be available to the masses. Before Manutius, publishers rarely printed volumes in Greek, mainly due to the.

The World of Aldus Manutius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Hardcover, green cloth, 1st U.S. Edition, a clean bright copy /5(8). The complete review's Review. Aldus Manutius (Aldo Manuzio) founded the famous Aldine Press in Venice near the end of the 15th century, specializing in the publication of Latin and Greek classics and making them accessible to a much larger audience.

Mar 18,  · G. Scott Clemons, one of the curators of the Grolier Club’s spring exhibit celebrating Aldus Manutius, the pioneering Italian printer, sees a clear link between the risk-it-all-to-win-big culture of northern California and the sector of Renaissance Italy that Aldus inhabited.

In Aldus’ era, the average printing press went out of business Author: Kiley Bense. Aldus Manutius () was a member of the Manuzio family, founders of the Aldine Press. Under his direction, the press undertook a vast program of making the written remains of Greek antiquity widely and systematically available to the scholarly public of Renaissance Europe.

In addition, Aldus printed many Latin and Italian texts in cheaper formats in the famous Aldine italic typeface. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Aldus Manutius and his Thesaurus cornucopiae of ;: Containing the first appearance in English of the Prologue in which Aldus announces his plans to by Antje Lemke. Mar 05,  · Aldus Manutius is not a household name in the same way that his predecessor by a few decades, the printing-press visionary Johannes Gutenberg, is.

Included is the first book printed in. On a placard placed by Aldus on the door of his printing office, 42 Copy quote Those who cultivate letters must be supplied with the books necessary for their purpose. Aldus Manutius and his Thesaurus Cornucopiae of book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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An independent scholar, he spent time at Cambridge where he befriended John Colet () and Thomas More () during a time of great stress in the English Church.

He spent three years in Venice working as an editor in the publishing house of Aldus Manutius (). He later worked with printer Johannes Froben () in Basel. Aldo Manuzio (Aldus Manutius): inventor of the modern book. This is the currently selected item. Bellini, St. Francis.

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English: Aldus Manutius or Aldo Manuzio (–) was an Italian scholar, printer and graphic designer. Italiano: Aldo Pio Manuzio, Aldus Pius Manutius (Bassiano, – Venezia, 6 febbraio ), è stato un editore, tipografo e umanista location: Venice.

Aldus Pius Manutius (ca. – February 6, ) was a person who printed books in Venice, Italy during the Italian started a company to print books called the Aldine Press in He was one of the first people to use modern printing ideas. Nov 03,  · The Aldine Press is established in and the first book it printed in was a Greek grammar by Costantino Lascaris.

From this point onwards, the world of publishing would change forever. Manutius, unlike the other publishers, was an intellectual, a grammarian and by all accounts, a pedant.

May 21,  · What do italics, semi-colons, commas, and the pocket-sized book have in common? They were developed or enhanced by Aldus Manutius, a printer and publisher who lived from to in Venice. Sometimes he is referred to as "The Elder" to distinguish him from his grandson ("The Younger").

You may be wondering how I became.Aldus Manutius was born in Bassiano, Italy around and studied the classics in Rome and Ferrara. He took a special interest in the ancient Greek scholarship of Guarino da Verona.Humanism and the Latin Classics makes the perfect bookend with the earlier Aldus Manutius volume The Greek Classics, and taken together or separately, they bring to the reader the whirring and clacking of the printer’s shop, the wheeling and wheedling of the time’s book industry, and most of all the burbling and rumorous and striving Brand: Harvard.