Aldine Books: Hypnerotomachia Poliphili; 1499
Perhaps one of the most famous books of all time the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is quite beautiful. This set shows close up images of the type/letters used in the book. The images were taken with the kind permission of the SF public library; and in Oct of 2008 the University of Reading Dept of Typography.
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