Bound in Venice : the serene republic and the dawn of the book (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Bound in Venice : the serene republic and the dawn of the book

Author: Alessandro Marzo Magno; Gregory Conti; H George Fletcher; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Aldo Manuzio; Aldo Manuzio
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Marzo Magno; Gregory Conti; H George Fletcher; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9781609451523 160945152X
OCLC Number: 1196834272
Notes: Translation of: L'alba dei libri : quando Venezia ha fatto leggere il mondo.
"This book is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously"--Title page verso.
Grolier Club copy has annotations throughout by George Fletcher.
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents: Venice, book capital of the world --
Aldus Manutius, the Michelangelo of books --
The first Talmud --
The lost Koran --
Armenians and Greeks --
The wind from the East --
Geography and war --
Music publishing --
Cures for the body: medicine, cosmetology, and gastronomy --
Pietro Aretino and birth of the author --
Decline, come back, and swan song.
Other Titles: Alba dei libri.
Serene republic and the dawn of the book
Responsibility: Alessandro Marzo Magno ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti.

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