The Bookseller of Florence

the Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance
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During the Renaissance in Florence, bookseller Vespasiano da Bisticci produced and sold many hundreds of volumes from his bookshop for clients such as popes, kings, and princes. His bookshop was also a meeting place for prominent poets and philosophers. Eventually the printing press threatened his life's work and by 1480…


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