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Author Marzo Magno, Alessandro, author.

Title Bound in Venice : the serene republic and the dawn of the book / Alessandro Marzo Magno ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti.

Published New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  094.2094531 MARZ    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Alba dei libri. English
Physical description 242 pages ; 21 cm
Notes Translation of: L'alba dei libri : quando Venezia ha fatto leggere il mondo -- Title page verso.
"This book is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously"-T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Venice, book capital of the world -- Aldus Manutius, the Michelangelo of books -- The first Talmud -- The lost Koran -- Armenians and Greeks -- The wind from the East -- Geography and war -- Music publishing -- Cures for the body: medicine, cosmetology, and gastronomy -- Pietro Aretino and birth of the author -- Decline, come back, and swan song.
Other author Conti, Gregory, 1952- translator.
Fletcher, H. George, donor.
Subject Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515.
Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 15th century -- Fiction.
Publishers and publishing -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 15th century -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Variant Title Serene republic and the dawn of the book.
ISBN 9781609451394