Title: The Publishing Centres of the Greeks. From ...
Publisher: Oak Knoll Press,, New Castle:
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: cloth in dust jacket.
Book Condition: New.
Edition: First Edition..
quarto, 244 pp. This catalogue was created to accompany an important exhibition dedicated to the history of the publishing activities of Greeks during a critical period of time beginning with the Renaissance and extending to the Enlightenment. From Venice, Florence and Rome to Paris, Geneva, Moscow, Constantinople, Leipzig, Corfu and Chios, it details the role of each of the twenty cities that emerged as major centers of the publication of Greek books. Entries for the 105 titles provide publishing history and historical background, significance of the text and people associated with the book. With numerous photographic facsimilies of woodcuts, engravings, printer's marks, ornaments, and title pages throughout. Some illustrations, page lines and shoulder notes in sepia tones, some initial letters, headings and ornaments in red, remainder in black. Bibliography with many titles in Greek. Bookseller Inventory # 11974
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