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Finish Aldus Manutius.

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 \begin{frame}
+\frametitle{Aldus Manutius (1449--1515)}
+
+Italian humanist, printer and publisher.  Set up shop in Venice, later
+became Aldine Press.
+
+\begin{itemize}
+
+\item Invented italic type, modern use of semi-colon.
+
+\item Introduced handy pocket editions (octavos) in an inexpensive
+  format.
+
+\item 1502 Aldine of Dante's Divine Comedy became standard edition for
+  300 years.
+
+\item Printed about 10 editions a year of various books (see editio
+  princeps) with normal print run of 200 to 500.
+\end{itemize}
+
+\end{frame}
+
+\begin{frame}
+
+\frametitle{The impact of print}
+
+Aldus Manutius was printing about 10 editions a year.
+
+\bigskip
+\textbf{10 editions a year with a print run of 500 for each edition is
+  all manuscripts in Laurentian Library every 27 months.  Manutius was
+  just one of many printers active at that time.}
+
+\bigskip
+Books were no longer chained to libraries.  Manutius set out to create
+books that would fit in the pocket.
+
+\bigskip
+Printed books were considerably more identical than hand copied books.
+
+\end{frame}
+
+
+
+\begin{frame}
 \frametitle{Santa Maria Novella, Florence}
 
 %%  http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Santa_Maria_Novella.jpg
 
 
 
-\begin{frame}
-\frametitle{Aldus Manutius (1499--1515)}
-\begin{itemize}
-\item
-\end{itemize}
-\end{frame}
 
 
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