The Book Trade in the Italian Renaissance (Library of the Written Word #26) (Hardcover)
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This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.
About the Author
Angela Nuovo is Professor of the History of the Book at the University of Udine in Italy. She has published extensively on the book trade and private libraries in Italy in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.