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[BKARTS] SF, CA: Hypnerotomachia Poliphili book release party

Octavo and the San Francisco Center for the Book will host a free book
release party of Octavo's digital edition of the (in)famous Hypnerotomachia
Poliphili, printed originally by Aldus Manutius in Venice in 1499.

Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Short illustrated talk, and specially printed keepsakes

"The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (The Strife of Love in a Dream) is generally
considered to be the finest illustrated book of the Renaissance ­ some might
even describe it as the first livre d¹artiste..." Read more at

This is a facsinating book -- I hope to see you there if you are in San
Jocelyn Bergen

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