Alma mater librorum : Nove secoli di editoria bolognese per l’università (catalogue of an exhibition held at Biblioteca Comunale dell’Archiginnasio, Bologna, 6 December 1988-31 January 1989)
Bologna, Editrice CLUEB, 1989
(29.5 cm), (4) 345 (3) pp., with 108 black & white text illustrations, and 16 colour plates. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - 210 catalogue entries (each in Italian, English, German). Eleven essays (also in three languages), by Luigi Balsamo (The publishing industry in Bologna during the 15th-18th centuries), Maria Cristina Bacchi (Printers and the university in the fifteenth century), Pierangelo Bellettini (Science and typography in the seventeenth century), Saverio Ferrari (The eighteenth century: scientific publishing and academic institutions), among others. ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a very fine copy.