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The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance

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"Against the ... backdrop of Renaissance Florence, [this book] brings to light an extraordinary story about the city and its culture--that of Vespasiano da Bisticci, the 'king of the world's booksellers,' Florence's most indispensable and prolific merchant of knowledge. His bookshop in the heart of Florence was a gathering place for the city's most prominent poets and philosophers, and it was there that Vespasiano and his team of scribes created beautiful illuminated manuscripts for their clients, a cast of powerful popes ...

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The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance 2022, Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN-13: 9780802159830

Trade paperback

The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance 2021, Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN-13: 9780802158529

Hardcover