Vita di Aldo Pio Manuzio Insigne Restauratore delle Lettere Greche, e Latine in Venezia …

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Creator

Manni, Domenico Maria.

Title

Vita di Aldo Pio Manuzio Insigne Restauratore delle Lettere Greche, e Latine in Venezia …

Publisher

Venice: Giambatista Novelli,

Date

1759.

Description

Born the son of a printer, the Florentine Domenico Maria Manni (1690–1788) wrote a number of biographies of Italian printers, including this on Aldus Manutius, “the Venetian savior of Greek and Latin letters.” The biography is followed by a shortlist of publications of Aldus the Elder. The frontispiece bears an engraving of Aldus by Antonio Baratti (1724–1787).

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Manni, Domenico Maria. , “Vita di Aldo Pio Manuzio Insigne Restauratore delle Lettere Greche, e Latine in Venezia … ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 25, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/298.