Aldus Manutius and his Thesaurus cornucopiae of 1496 : containing the first appearance in English of the prologue in which Aldus announces his plans to publish the first printed editions of Aristotle's works and describes his Thesaurus as containing "practically everything that anyone could desire in order to achieve perfect knowledge of Greek literature"

Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515

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  • "Facsimile pages of the Latin prologue and specimen pages of the Greek text from the Thesaurus cornucopiae in the Brewster House typographical collection."
  • "Typesetting is in Cloister as cut by Mergenthaler Linotype Company in a design designed from the roman cut in 1470 at Venice by Nicholas Jenson. Composition is by Philmac Typographers, Incorporated. Printing is by deep-etch lithography in two colors on Curtis Rag Laid Book. Covers are Bayside cloth produced by Columbia Mills. Endpapers are Canco Coated Endleaf furnished by Canfield Paper Corporation. Graphic design was executed by Harvey Satenstein, Book Craftsmen Associates, Incorporated."--Colophon.
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  • In English, Greek and Latin.
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