Further Reading

The following works were consulted in the preparation of the original exhibit and in the making of this website.  Their references are provided below--divided into general subjects--for those who are interested in further exploration.

 

General Reference || Italian Printing || Florentine Printing || Exhibits || General History

General Reference

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Andres, Glenn M., John M. Hunisak, and A. Richard Turner. The Art of Florence. New York: Abbeville, 1988.

Brand, Peter, and Lino Pertile, eds. The Cambridge History of Italian Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Bühler, Curt F. The Fifteenth-Century Book: The Scribes, the Printers, the Decorators. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 1960.

Cavallo, Guglielmo, and Roger Chartier, eds. A History of Reading in the West. Translated by Linda G. Cochrane. Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

Damiani, Giovanna. San Marco Florence: The Museum and its Art. London: Philip Wilson, 1997.

Faelli, Emilio.  Saggio sulle bibliografie degli incunabuli. Città di Castello: S. Lapi, 1887.

Fava, Domenico. Manuale degli incunabuli. Milano: A. Mondadori, 1939.

Febvre, Lucien, and Henri-Jean Martin. The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing 1450-1800. Translated by David Gerard. 1976. Verso Classics, no. 10. Reprint, London: Verso, 2000.

Goff, Frederick R. Incunabula in American Libraries: A Third Census of Fifteenth-Century Books Recorded in North American Collections. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1964.

Hainsworth, Peter, and David Robey, eds. The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Harmann, Marian. Incunabula in the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign. Robert B. Downs Publication Fund, no. 5. Urbana: University of Illinois Library, 1979.

Knieriem, K. Lesley. Book-Fools of the Renaissance. University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Occassional Papers, number 195, June 1993. Champaign : University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1993.

Maxwell-Stuart, P. G. Chronicle of the Popes: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Papacy from St. Peter to the Present. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997.

Peddie, R. A., ed. Printing: A Short History of the Art. London: Grafton & Co., 1927.

Proctor, Robert. An Index to the Early Printed Books in the British Museum: From the Invention of Printing to the Year MD. With Notes of Those in the Bodleian Library. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Company, 1898.

Scholderer, Victor. Fifty Essays in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Bibliography. Edited by Dennis E Rhodes. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger & Co., 1966.

Sexton, Meta Maria. Manuscripts and Printed Documents of the Archivio Cavagna Sangiuliani in the University of Illinois Library. Adah Patton Memorial Fund, no. 1. Urbana: University of Illinois Library, 1950.

Staikos, Konstantinos. The Great Libraries: From Antiquity to the Renaissance (3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600). Translated by Timothy Cullen. New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000.

Italian Printing

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Amram, David Werner. The Makers of Hebrew Books in Italy: Being Chapters in the History of the Hebrew Printing Press. London: Holland Press, 1963.

Ascarelli, Fernanda. La tipografia cinquecentina italiana. Contributi alla Biblioteca bibliografica italica, vol. 1. Firenze: Sansoni antiquariato, 1953.

---. La tipografia del '500 in Italia. Biblioteca di bibliografia italiana, vol. 116. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1989.

Borsa, Gedeon, ed. Clavis typographorum librariorumque italiae: 1465-1600. Bibliotheca bibliographica Aureliana, 35. Aquensis (Baden-Baden): Koerner, 1980.

Cosenza, Mario Emilio. Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary of the Italian Printers and of Foreign Printers in Italy from the Introduction of the Art of Printing into Italy to 1800. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1968.

De Vinne, Theodore Low. Notable Printers of Italy During the Fifteenth Century. New York: Grolier Club, 1910.

Editori e stampatori italiani del Quattrocento. Milano: V. Hoepli, 1929.

Fava, Mariano, and Giovanni Bresciano. La stampa a Napoli nel XV secolo. Leipzig: Rudolf Haupt, 1911.

Frattarolo, Renzo. La stampa in Italia fra Quattro e Cinquecento ed altri saggi. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1967.

Fumagalli, G. Lexicon typographicum italiae: Dictionnaire géographique d'Italie pour servir à l'histoire de l'imprimerie dans ce pays. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1905.

---. Giunte e correzioni al Lexicon typographicum italiae. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1939.

Johnson, A. F. The Italian Sixteenth Century. Periods of Typography. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1926.

Johnson, James Sydney. The Press of the Renaissance in Italy. San Francisco: Windsor Press, 1927.

Ministero della pubblica istruzione. Per la storia del libro in Italia nei secoli XV e XVI. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1900.

McMurtrie, Douglas C. The Introduction of Printing Into Italy. Chicago: Eyncourt Press, 1930.

Morison, Stanley. Early Italian Writing-Books: Renaissance to Baroque. London: British Library, 1990.

Norton, F. J. Italian Printers 1501-1520: An Annotated List, with and Introduction. London: Bowes and Bowes, 1958.

Orcutt, William Dana. The Book in Italy During the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries Shown in Facsimile Reproductions from the Most Famous Printed Volumes. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928.

Reidy, Denis V., ed. The Italian Book, 1465-1800: Studies Presented to Dennis E. Rhodes on his 70th Birthday. British Library Studies in the History of the Book. London: British Library, 1993.

Rhodes, Dennis E. Studies in Early Italian Printing. London: Pindar Press, 1982.

Richardson, Brian. Print Culture in Renaissance Italy: The Editor and the Vernacular Text, 1470-1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

---. Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Scholderer, Victor. Printers and Readers in Italy in the Fifteenth Century. Annual Lecture of the British Academy, 1949. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, 1949.

Florentine Printing

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Biagiarelli, Berta Maracchi. La Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana nel secolo della sua apertura al pubblico (11 giugno 1571). Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1971.

Bologna, Pietro. "La stamperia fiorentina del monastero di S. Jacopo di Ripoli e le sue edizioni." Giornale storico della letteratura italiana 20 (1892): 349-378 and 21 (1893): 49-69.

Kristeller, Paul. Early Florentine Woodcuts: With an Annotated List of Florentine Illustrated Books. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Company, 1897.

Moreni, Domenico. Annali della tipografia fiorentina di Lorenzo Torrentino impressore ducale. 2d ed. Firenze: Francesco Daddi, 1819.

Nesi, Emilia. Il diario della stamperia di Ripoli. Firenze: Bernardo Seeber, 1903.

Ottino, G. Di Bernardo Cennini e dell'arte della stampa in Firenze nei primi cento anni dall'invenzione di essa: sommario storico con documenti inediti. Firenze, 1871.

Pettas, William A. "The Cost of Printing a Florentine Incunable." La bibliofilia 75 (1973): 67-85.

Rhodes, Dennis E. Gli annali tipografici fiorentini del XV secolo. Biblioteca di bibliografia italiana, vol. 113. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1988.

Ridolfi, Roberto. La stampa in Firenze nel secolo XV. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1958.

Turelli, Elisabetta, ed. Immagini e azione riformatrice: le xilografie degli incunaboli savonaroliani nella Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze. Firenze: Alinari, 1985.

Exhibits

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Gilbert, Bennett. The Art of the Woodcut in the Italian Renaissance Book. New York: Grolier Club, 1995.

Gurrieri, Francesco. Disegni nei manoscritti laurenziani: sec. X-XVII: Firenze, ottobre 1979-febbraio 1980. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1979.

Larsen, Dean A., ed. Italian Renaissance Books, 1478-1587: 100 Examples from the Harold B. Lee Library Collections: An Exhibition in Honor of the 1988 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Italian Studies at Brigham Young University. Friends of the Brigham Young University Library Newsletter, no. 31, 1988. Provo, Utah: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1988.

Lenzuni, Anna. All'ombra del lauro: documenti librari della cultura in età laurenziana: Firenze, Biblioteca medicea laurenziana, 4 maggio-30 giugno 1992. Milano: Silvana, 1992.

National Book League. The Italian Book, 1465-1900: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the National Book League [...] and the Italian Institute [...]. London: National Book League, 1953.

Princeton University Library. Early Printing in Italy with Special Reference to the Classics, 1469-1517: A Guide to the Commencement Exhibition Commemorating the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Invention of Printing. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1940.

Rhodes, Dennis E. La stampa a Firenze, 1471-1550: omaggio a Roberto Ridolfi. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1984.

Wroth, Lawrence C. The Fifteenth-Century Book: An Exhibition Arranged for the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing. Pierpont Morgan Library, 1940.

General History

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Baron, Hans. The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance: Civic Humanism and Republican Liberty in an Age of Classicism and Tyranny. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.

---. In Search of Florentine Civic Humanism: Essays on the Transition from Medieval to Modern Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988.

Bruni, Leonardo. History of the Florentine People, Books I-IV. Translated by James Hankins. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Burckhardt, Jacob. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. Translated by S. G. C. Middlemore. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958.

Garfagnini, Gian Carlo. "Questa è la terra tua": Savonarola a Firenze. Millenio Medievale, 18, Studi 4. Tavarnuzze, Firenze: SISMEL-Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2000.

Hay, Denys. The Italian Renaissance in its Historical Background. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1961.

Hibbert, Christopher. The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall. New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1975.

Hindman, Sandra, ed. Printing the Written Word: The Social History of Books, circa 1450-1520. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991.

Jacob, E. F., ed. Italian Renaissance Studies. London: Faber and Faber, 1960.

Pullan, Brian. A History of Early Renaissance Italy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972.

Ridolfi, Roberto. The Life of Girolamo Savonarola. Translated by Cecil Grayson. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1976.

Van Passen, Pierre. A Crown of Fire: The Life and Times of Girolamo Savonarola. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960.

Winship, George Parker. Printing in the Fifteenth Century. The Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1940. 


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