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Published by Ferd. Ongania, John C. Nimmo, Charles Scribner"s Sons in Venice, London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

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

Subjects:

  • Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History,
  • Printers" marks -- Italy -- Venice,
  • Music printing -- Italy -- Venice,
  • Watermarks,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Imprints

Book details:

Edition Notes

A collection of facsimile illustrations of pages from early printed books, initials, borders, title-pages, printers" marks, art bindings, etc., with short introductions by Carlo Castellani (p. 9-[20]) on Venetian printing, printers" marks, water-marks and music printing; also a note on bindings (p. 217-218).

ContributionsOngania, Ferdinando, 1842-1911., Castellani, Carlo, 1822-1897., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress), Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ156.V4 O54
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7011731M
LC Control Number09025006

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OCLC Number: Notes: A collection of facsimile illustrations of pages from early printed books, initials, borders, title pages, printers' marks, art bindings, etc., with short introductions by Carlo Castellani (p. 9-[20]) on Venetian printing, printers' marks, water-marks and music printing; also a . Nov 15,  · A collection of facsimile illustrations of pages from early printed books, initials, borders, title-pages, printers' marks, art bindings, etc., with short introductions by Carlo Castellani (p. 9-[20]) on Venetian printing, printers' marks, water-marks and music printing; also a note on bindings (p. ). Full text of "Early Venetian printing illustrated" See other formats. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

TWO BOOKS FOR BOOK LOVERS; THE LIBRARY OF ROBERT HOE. A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America. By O.A. Bierstadt. With illustrations, taken from manuscripts and books in . Jan 24,  · Thus Ferdinando Ongania in Early Venetian Printing Illustrated, a tremendous collection of early print decorations, ornamental capitals, engraved illustrations and printers’ emblems. Ongania’s book was published in , and once again the late 19th century is shown to be a fruitful period for this kind of early graphic history. Given the prominence of Venice as the center of printing and publishing in Italy during the last decades of the fifteenth century, it is not surprising that the artistic design of the Venetian illustrated book was influenced by books from towns such as Naples, Verona, and Brescia. Nov 10,  · The early history of illustrated printed books is also the history of woodcut. Woodcut illustrations long predate the mid-fifteenth-century introduction of movable type to Germany. They were used extensively in the printing of textiles many hundreds of years before in Europe and the Far East. Designs were cut in relief in wood, inked, then stamped .

Demand for printed material, coupled with the lure of the imagined wealth the printing industry was thought to bring, made print a “boom industry” in Venice by the early decades of the sixteenth century. vii These second-generation printers continued to attract international renown to the Venetian printing industry by producing wares of. The illustrated book: 15th - 16th century: In the early years of European printing some illustrated books are produced by the laborious method of eastern printing, in which the shapes of the letters and the lines of the illustrations are carved alike in the surface of a wood prideinpill.comd on one side only, these sheets are in effect individual prints which are then folded and bound into the. History of publishing - History of publishing - The age of early printing: – Before the invention of printing, the number of manuscript books in Europe could be counted in thousands. By , after only 50 years of printing, there were more than 9,, books. These figures indicate the impact of the press, the rapidity with which it spread, the need for an artificial script, and. EARLY VENETIAN PRINTING ILLUSTRATED. Other plates of equal excellence adorn the book. The fables of ^sop were illustrated in several Venetian editions from to , all of them being in.