The Italian book 1465-1800 : Studies presented to Dennis E. Rhodes on his 70th birthday (British Library Studies in the history of the book)
London, British Library, 1993
(23.5 cm), xxi (1), 401 (1) pp., frontispiece, illustrations. Publisher’s green cloth, dust jacket. - Essays by David Rogers (An unrecorded Milanese incunable), John L. Flood (Hans von Laude(n)bach “who printed the first books in Rome”), Agostino Contò (Notes on the history of printing in Treviso in the 15th century), Piero Scapecchi (New light on the Ripoli edition of the Expositio of Donato Acciaioli), Martin Davies (Besicken and Guillery), Ennio Sandal (Three Milanese publications), Luigi Balsamo (Annals of G.A. Scinzenzeler, printer in Milan, 1500-1526: a supplement), Conor Fahy (The Venetian Ptolemy of 1548), David J. Shaw (The Lyons counterfeit of Aldus’s italic type: a new chronology), Jeremy M. Potter (Nicolò Zoppino and the book-trade network of Perugia), David Paisey (Decimo: reflections on some rare formats), Diego Zancani (Notes on the Ardizzoni, printers and booksellers in Piacenza), Cecil H. Clough (Italian Renaissance portraiture and printed portrait-books), T.A. Birrell (John Brown, Scottish Minim, 1569-1643: a tale of three title pages), Paul Quarrie (Honouring the dead), Anna E.C. Simoni (Soldier’s tales: observations on Italian military books published at Antwerp in the early 17th century), Pierangelo Bellettini (Publishing in the provinces: printing houses in Romagna in the 17th century), Neil Harris (The Ripoli Decameron, Guglielmo Libri and the “incomparabile” Harris), Lotte Hellinga (Notes on the incunabula of Consul Joseph Smith: an exploration), Roberto L. Bruni (The Costabili collection in the British Library), Denis V. Reidy (Bibliography of the published works of Dennis E. Rhodes). ¶ Pencil annotations. Very good copy.