Nicholas Jenson and the rise of Venetian publishing in Renaissance Europe

by Martin Lowry

Publisher: B. Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA

Written in English
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Places:

  • Venice (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Venice,
  • Venice.

Subjects:

  • Jenson, Nicolas, ca. 1420-1480.,
  • Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- Origin and antecedents.,
  • Publishers and publishing -- Italy -- Venice -- History.,
  • Type and type-founding -- Italy -- Venice -- History.,
  • Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- Bibliography.,
  • Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- To 1500.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Imprints.

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Lowry.
GenreBibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ232.J54 L69 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 286 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1874990M
ISBN 100631173943
LC Control Number90034919

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Nicholas Jenson (c – ) was a French engraver, pioneer, printer and type designer who carried out most of his work in Venice, Italy. Jenson acted as Master of the French Royal Mint at Tours, and is credited with being the creator of one of the finest early Roman type : Rrhb.

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See: The Last Will and Testament of the Late Nicolas Jenson. Chicago: Ludlow Typograph Co, An english translation of the will is online. Gudger, E.W. ‘Pliny’s Historia Naturalis.

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and Chartier, R. (eds.) (), Histoire de l’édition française, II: Le livre conquérant, du moyen âge au milieu du XVIIe siècle, Paris. Martin Lowry is the author of The World of Aldus Manutius ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Facing the Responsibility of Paulus Ma /5.

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2 See Charles Zarobila, “Bruce Rogers,” in John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, eds., American National Biography, vol. 18 (New York: Oxford University Press, ), pp. –49; and Bruce Rogers.