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Manuzio, Aldo; Antje Lemke (trans.); Donald P. Bean (intro.).  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." [Syracuse] : Syracuse University Press, 1958. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 14, [18] pp., facsims.
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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." Translated by Antje Lemke an with an introduction by Donald P. Bean.
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Publisher's tan cloth with paper title-label on front board and title in gilt on spine.  (38420)   Please RESHELVE This.


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