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0300090587
ISBN-13:
9780300090581
Pub. Date:
10/28/2001
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Yale University Press
Five Hundred Years of Book Design

Five Hundred Years of Book Design

by Alan Bartram

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ISBN-13: 9780300090581
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 12.12(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface9
Introduction11
A History of Book Printing in 3 1/2 pages15
A Note on the Illustrations19
Eusebius: De Evangelica Praeparatione Nicolas Jenson, Venice, 1470 [C.14.c.2.]20
Diomedes: De Arte Grammatica Nicolas Jenson, Venice, 1480 [G.7614]22
Marsiglio Ficino: Epistole Ioannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, Venice, 1495 [I.B.22768]24
Constantinus Lascaris: Erotemata Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1495 [G.7586]26
Francesco Colonna(?): Hypnerotomachia Poliphili Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1499 [86.k.9]28
Virgil: Opera Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1501 [G.19.f.7]32
Pietro Bembo: Gli Asolani Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1505 [G.10472]34
Paolo Giovio: Vitae Duodecim Vicecomitum Mediolani Principum Robert Estienne, Paris, 1549 [C.97.c.5]36
Jacques Focard: Paraphrases de l'Astrolabe Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1546 [717.d.6]38
Orontius Fine: Quadratura Circuli Simon de Colines, Paris, 1544 [C.112.g.2(3)]40
Francesco Colonna(?): Hypnerotomachia Poliphili Jacques Kerver, Paris, 1546 [635.m.17]42
Jean Le Maire: Illustrations de Gaulle Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1549 [184.d.14]44
Froissart: Chroniques Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1559 [674.l.9]45
Horae Simon de Colines, Paris, 1525 [C.27.k.15]46
Regnault Chauldiere, Paris, 1549 [C.27.e.14]47
Ovid: Metamorphoses Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1557 [C.107.c.8]48
Giovanni Scandianese: I Quattro Libri della Caccia Gabriel Giolito, Ferrara, 1556 [83.c.9]50
Pomponius Mela: De Situ Orbis Jacques Kerver, Paris, 1557 [10002.dd.13]52
Petrus Paschalius: Elogia Michel Vascosan, Paris, 1560 [610.l.17]53
Suetonius: De la Vie des XII Cesars Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1556 [C.38.f.13]54
Plutarch: Les Vies des Hommes Illustres Le Preux, Lausanne, 1574 [609.m.4]55
Geffrey Whitney: A Choice of Emblemes Christopher Plantin, Leyden, 1586 [G.11572]56
Charles Perrault: Labyrinte de Versailles Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1677 [C.32.f.34]58
Salmasius: Pliny J van de Water, Utrecht, 1689 [11352.i.8]60
Lord Clarendon: History of the Great Rebellion Oxford University Press, 1702-4 [629.p.1]62
Academie des inscriptions et belles lettres: Les Medailles sur les Principaux Evenements du Regne de Louis-le-Grand Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1702 [139.h.6]63
Joannes Secundus: Les Baisers La Haye, 1770 [C.40.i.15]64
Cicero: Cato Major Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia, 1744 [C.20.c.13]66
Pierre-Simon Fournier: De l'Origine et des Productions de l'Imprimerie Joseph Gerard Barbou, Paris, 1759 [687.d.33(2)]67
Pierre-Simon Fournier: Manuel Typographique Joseph Gerard Barbou, Paris, 1764 [680.b.25]68
Virgil: Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1751 [687.k.1]70
Holy Bible John Baskerville, Cambridge, 1763 [687.l.1]72
Juvenal John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1761 [684.h.6]73
Aesop: Fables John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1761 [C.70.b.2]74
Ariosto: Orlando Furioso John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1773 [G.1131 (quarto)]76
Ariosto: Orlando Furioso John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1761 [C.70.f.4 (octavo)]78
Ariosto: Orlando Furioso Antonio Zatta, Venice, 1772 [81.l.5]80
Pierre Didot: Essai de Fables Nouvelles Pierre Didot, Paris, 1786 [637.c.1]82
Horace: Opera Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1791 [11385.k.9]83
Racine: Oeuvres Firmin Didot, Paris, 1801 [RB.23.d.3317]84
Dante: La Divina Commedia Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1795 [75.i.12]85
Salomone Fiorentino: Elegie Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1801 [1062.a.37]88
Giambattista Bodoni: Manuale Tipografico Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1818 [59.c.19]90
Goldsmith and Parnell: Poems William Bulmer, London, 1795 [435.f.25(2)]92
John and Josiah Boydell: Shakespeare William Bulmer, London, 1791-1804 [685.k.6]96
Thomas Bewick: A History of British Birds Edward Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1826 [1488.d.21]98
Aesop: Fables Edward Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1818 [Ch.810/123]100
Thomas Fuller: The History of the Holy War Charles Whittingham, London, 1840 [4570.a.16]102
The Diary of Lady Willoughby Charles Whittingham, London, 1844 [C.103.e.22]104
James McNeill Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies Ballantyne Press, London and Edinburgh, 1890 [12315.k.g]106
William Morris: The Story of the Glittering Plain Kelmscott Press, London, 1891 [C.43.e.1]108
William Morris: News from Nowhere Kelmscott Press, London, 1892 [C.43.e.9]110
Geoffrey Chaucer: Works Kelmscott Press, London, 1896 [C.43.h.19]112
Dante: Inferno Ashendene Press, London, 1902 [C.99.e.11]114
The Book of Common Prayer The Press of the Guild of Handicraft, Chipping Campden, 1903 [C.99.l.4]116
Holy Bible The Doves Press, London, 1903-5 [C.99.l.6]118
Pierre de Ronsard: Songs & Sonnets Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1903 [C.100.h.18]122
Izaac Walton: The Complete Angler Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1909 [C.100.h.22]124
Maurice de Guerin: The Centaur Montague Press, Montague, Massachusetts, 1915126
Stanley Morison: Fra Luca de Pacioli Cambridge University Press, 1933 [Ac.4714.b/9]127
Isaac Lionberger: The Felicities of Sixty Merrymount Press, Boston, 1922 [Cup.510.sac.9]128
Martha Amory: The Wedding Journey of Charles and Martha Amory Merrymount Press, Boston, 1922 [10906.c.5]129
Thomas Beedome: Select Poems Divine and Humane Nonesuch Press, London, 1928 [C.99.c.42]130
George Borrow: The Bible in Spain J M Dent, London, 1906 (Everyman's Library) [12206.p.1/119]132
The Book of Common Prayer Oxford University Press, 1913134
Holy Bible Oxford University Press, 1935 [Cup.1247.h.1]135
George Bernard Shaw: Prefaces Constable, London, 1934 [012272.dd.5]138
George Bernard Shaw: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God Constable, London, 1932 [012614.k.11]140
Eric Gill: An Essay on Typography Hague & Gill, Pigotts, Buckinghamshire, 1931 [C.100.e.6]142
Siegfried Sassoon: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer Faber and Faber, London, 1931 [Cup.500.k.36]144
Longus: Daphnis and Chloe Philippe Gonin, Paris, 1937 [C.103.e.4]146
Shakespeare's Comedies J M Dent, London, 1906 (Everyman's Library) [12206.p.1/209]148
William Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1953 [011768.n.5]150
Title-Pages Etc154
Homer: Odyssey, etc Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1504 [G.8722]155
Erasmus (editor): New Testament Johann Froben, Basle, 1516 [C.24.f.14]156
Niccolo Machiavelli: Il Principe Antonio Blado, Rome, 1532 [C.55.f.2(2)]157
Arte de Ben Morire Giovanni and Alberto Alvise, Verona, 1478 [IA.30713]158
Louise Labe: Euvres Jean de Tournes, Lyons, 1556 [G.18078]159
Paolo Giovio: Vita Sfortiae Antonio Blado, Rome, 1539 [10629.d.30]160
Giovanni Giorgio Trissino: Epistola de le Lettere Tolomeo Janiculo, Vicenza, 1529 [73.g.4(3)]161
Strada: Iconum Promptuarii Guillaume Rouille, Lyons, 1553 [7755.c.20]162
Caius Julius Solinus: Rerum Toto Orbe Memorabilium Thesaurus Michel Isingrinius, Basle, 1543 [568.i.12]163
Pierre-Simon Fournier: Dissertation etc Joseph Gerard Barbou, Paris, 1758 [687.d.33(2)]164
Pierre-Simon Fournier: Manuel Typographique Joseph Gerard Barbou, Paris, 1764 [680.b.25]165
Cicero: Cato Major Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia, 1744 [C.20.c.13]166
Virgil: Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1757 [657.k.1]167
Holy Bible John Baskerville, Cambridge, 1763 [657.l.1]168
Holy Bible Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1791 [C.109.k.15]169
Ariosto: Orlando Furioso John Baskerville, Birmingham, 1773 [C.70.f.4]170
Goldsmith and Parnell: Poems William Bulmer, London, 1795 [435.f.25(2)]171
Dante: La Divina Commedia Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1795 [75.i.12]172
Giambattista Bodoni: Manuale Tipografico Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, 1818 [59.c.19]173
Robert Burns: Poetical Works Charles Whittingham, London, 1830 [1066.e.2]174
The Diary of Lady Willoughby Charles Whittingham, London, 1844 [C.103.e.22]175
James McNeill Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies Ballantyne Press, London and Edinburgh, 1890 [12315.k.9]176
James Boswell: The Life of Samuel Johnson J M Dent, London, 1906 (Everyman's Library) [12206]178
Pierre de Ronsard: Songs & Sonnets Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1903 [C.100.h.18]180
Thomas Beedome: Select Poems Divine and Humane Nonesuch Press, London, 1928 [C.99.c.42]181
H G Wells: The Time Machine Random House, New York, 1931 [Cup.503.e.19]182
George Bernard Shaw: Prefaces Constable, London, 1934 [012272.dd.5]184
Goethe: Briefe Aus der Schweiz Holbein, Basel, 1941185
Erwin O Christensen: Popular Art in the United States King Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1948 [12208.a.4/50]186
Kenneth Rowntree and Gwyn Jones: A Prospect of Wales King Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1948 [12208.a.4/43]187
Werner Weisbach: Manierismus in mittelalterlicher Kunst Birkhauser, Basel, 1946188
Select List of Books190
Index of Printers, Typecutters, Publishers and Designers191

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