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Finding-Aid for the Manuzio Collection (WTU00268)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Manuzio Collection
Creator: Manuzio , Aldo Pio , 1449 or 50 - 1515
Call number: WTU00268
Call number: [Accessions: 1056]
Language: English

Access and Use:


Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processing: October, 1969

Contents List
box-folder   5/Manuzio  
1959: Jan.-Feb. Review of Aldus Manutius and his thesaurus cornucopiae of 1496. (1 item (6pp.) )   
Scope: Prologue translated by Antiji Lemke. Introduction by Donald P. Bean. [Syracuse, Syracuse University Press [c. 1958] Author unknown. Includes An Aldus prologue-book, ts. with ms. revisions, and Aldus as an editor, ts. with ms. revisions, which appear to be earlier drafts of the final draft. In all the drafts the reviewer discusses what Manuzio was attempting to do in the thesaurus, the great effort Manuzio expended in compiling it, and the physical appearance of the facsimile. In the final version the reviewer also mentions a smaller edition.