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Exhibition : Aldus Manutius: The struggle and the dream

Aldus Manutius (c. 1450-1515) is a towering figure in the history of the book. He and his partners established the Aldine Press in Venice and his legacy includes the italic type, a number of first editions, and his trademark pocket-sized octavo volumes of classical Greek and Latin texts. This display at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, to mark the 500th anniversary of his death, tells the story of Aldus's remarkable career through books held in their collections.
What History, Printing methods
When Jan 08, 2015 09:00 AM to Feb 22, 2015 05:00 PM

The Bodleian Library,
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

Opening times
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am–4.30pm
Sunday 11am–5pm 

Admission free

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