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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
6-8pm
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
http://www.octavo.com/products/ODEforthcoming.html#colhyp

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

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