Aldus and His Dream Book An Illustrated Essay by Helen Barolini

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Published by Italica Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Venice,
  • Manuzio, Aldo,,
  • Fiction,
  • d. 1527,
  • Printers,
  • Printing,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Italy,
  • Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,
  • General,
  • Design - Book,
  • Techniques - Printmaking,
  • Colonna, Francesco,
  • Manuzio, Aldo,
  • Origin and antecedents,
  • 1449 or 50-1515,
  • 16th century,
  • Biography,
  • Colonna, Francesco,

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8391352M
ISBN 100934977224
ISBN 109780934977227

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"Aldus and His Dream Book" is a tribute to the life and work of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (/). Helen Barolini's text discusses Aldus, his education, his publishing vision, his typographic innovations, and his famous Venetian : Italica Press.

Aldus Manutius: Printer and Publisher of Renaissance Venice. Simon de Colines: An Annotated Catalogue of Examples of His Press: Books and Schools in the Italian Renaissance. HYPNEROTOMACHIA POLIPHILI: the strife of love in a dream. Per una storia del testo di Virgilio nella prima eta del libro a stampa ().

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At the same time, this book reproduces all the illustrations, and many of the full pages, from the Aldine press 4/5(1). Book Description: A tribute to the life and work of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (/50–). Helen Barolini’s text discusses Aldus, his education, publishing vision, typographic innovations, and famous Venetian press.

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Resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile, created Aldus And His Dream Book An Illustrated Essay by an executive writer. $ or as low as $33 /mo with Affirm/10(). Get this from a library. Aldus and his dream book: an illustrated essay. [Helen Barolini] -- This edition is certain to appeal to the historian, bibliophile, art historian, designer, and student of the many psychologically rich and emblematic illustrations that have delighted and intrigued.

ALDUS AND HIS DREAM BOOK is a tribute to the life and work of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (/) and to the book that many scholars call the most beautiful printed book of the Renaissance. Helen Barolini’s text discusses Aldus, his education, his publishing vision, his typographic innovations, and his famous Venetian press.

Altogether, Aldus and His Dream Book is a valuable, delightful, satisfying tome. (A Common Reader) The innovative printer and typographer Aldus Manutius was a crucial figure in the culture of Renaissance Europe, but for every thousand visitors to Venice who have heard of Titian there’s perhaps one who knows anything of Aldus.

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5 pages. PDF DOWNLOAD Maria Callas: In Her Own Words READ ONLINE. 5 pages. Aldus Manutius Venetian scholar, who became a publisher and printer when he founded the Aldine Press in He introduced personal or pocket editions of the classics in Latin and Greek that all could own, as well as works by contemporaries Pietro Bembo and Erasmus.

Mantius died inwith his coffin surrounded by the books he had published. His grandson, Aldus Manutius the Younger, was the last member of the family to run the press. Later in his life, he managed the Vatican Pres and, inthe printers in the Aldine Press would be used for the last time when he died at the age of ^ Helen Barolini, Aldus and His Dream Book (New York: Italica Press, ), p.

^ The modern portable pocket book has become synonymous with the inexpensive paperback. ^ Bembo's father Bernardo Bembo (–) was a distinguished Venetian patrician, a senator, and an ambassador for the Republic of Venice. Throughout his whole career as a novelist, Aldous Huxley wrote 47 books, but he became best known for his novel ‘Brave New World’ (published in ), which is actually a dark vision of the future.

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Print Culture in Renaissance Italy. Erasmus, Utopia and the Jesuits: Essays on the Outreach of Humanism. Painting in Renaissance Venice. Simon de Colines: An Annotated Catalogue of Examples of His Press:. Aldus Manutius designed new capitals for his book Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (The Strife of Love in a Dream or The Dream of Poliphilus), which used a one-to-ten stroke weight to height proportion advanced by leading mathematicians of the era and made the height of the lowercase ascenders taller than the capitals to correct an optical color.

Aldus and His Dream Book, Helen Barolini An edition of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is as mysterious as it is magnificent. Generally considered to be the most beautiful book ever made of the Italian Renaissance, the Hypnerotomachia is the story of Poliphilo’s unrequited love of Polia.

The tale of romance. Episode 1: On dolphins, anchors, and the Strife of Love in a Dream 'Hypnerotomachia Poliphili' By Francesco Colonna In today's episode we're diving into the story behind one of the most beautiful. Before Aldus, books were extremely precious items, held in private collections or monasteries, inaccessible even to many scholars.

“What he wrought, from the appearance of his first published book in until his death inwas something akin to the first editorial boom,” writes Helen Barolini in her biography Aldus and His Dream Book.

Tony became director of The Ohio State University Press in and is a member of the Aldus Society Board of Trustees. Jay Hoster is the co-founder of Books on High/Tri-Village Book Co.

with his wife Genie. Both Jay and Genie are founding members of the Aldus Society. This event will take place at the Thurber Center. Ma Printed by Aldus Manutius in a highly Latinized Italian, it tells the story of Poliphilo's dream within a dream, wherein he wanders through an idealized antique landscape in search of Polia, the lost love of his youth.

While the book has mostly been described as a fantasy (even an erotic one) about architecture, I would say it really is a book /5(29). The Book in Europe in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and developed the appearance of the comma. After his death inAldus’ wife and her father managed the press until his son Paolo () took over.

England. For further reading: Barolini, Helen, Aldus and His Dream Book (New York, Italica Press, ) and Davies, Martin. T/F: Aldus Manutius designed new capitals for his book Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (The Strife of Love in a Dream or The Dream of Poliphilus), which used a one-toten stroke weight to height proportion advanced by leading mathematicians of the era and made the height of the lowercase ascenders taller than the capitals to correct an optical color.

Rarer than the Gutenberg Bible (), it is regarded by book lovers as the supreme achievement of the printing press in the fifteenth century because of what Helen Barolini, in Aldus and His.

- Explore mmallard's board "Aldus Manutius" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Typography, Konmari books and Festina lente pins. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili(; from Greek hýpnos, 'sleep', éros, 'love', and máchē, 'fight'), called in English Poliphilo's Strife of Love in a Dream or The Dream of Poliphilus, is a romance said to be by Francesco Colonna and a famous example of early published in Venice inin an elegant page layout, with refined woodcut illustrations in an Early Renaissance style.

Aldus Manutius. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. The Susan Garretson Swartzburg 60’ Memorial Book Arts Lecture is a series named for Susan Garretson Swartzburg. Working closely with Wells faculty and staff, Swartzburg helped to organize the press, bindery and other components that became Wells’ Book Arts Center.

She served on the Book Arts Board and established a biannual book arts lecture series. Aldus & His Dream Book 64 copies, 3 reviews; Umbertina: A Novel 33 copies; The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writing by Italian American Women (Writing 18 copies; Festa: Recipes and Recollections of Italian Holidays 17 copies; Images, a pictorial history of Italian Americans 12 copies; Their Other Side: Six American Women and the Lure of Italy.

The Strife of Love in a Dream, or, I Love Cusps Francesco Colonna was obsessed with architecture, for sure, in a didactically ordered, religiously literate, and, Ill say it!, fascist kind of way.

Yet, the book itself, Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (The Strife of Love in a Dream), is a formally Anti-Fascist exploration of form. It is also a diligent 4/5. Crome Yellow, His debut novel ‘Crome Yellow’ was published for the first time in and later in September The story of the book is about Denis Stone, a naive young poet, who is invited to stay at Crome, a nice house in the English countryside.

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