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The Cartolari family from Perugia: From paper sellers to publishing house

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This paper aims to show how a family of stationers, who had long supplied parchment, paper and possibly manuscript books to the academic and professional market in Perugia, reinvented itself by starting a business to address all areas of the new print world. In particular I will focus on the role played by Francesco Cartolari and the strategies he adopted in leading a transformation which ended up with the reintroduction of printing activity in Perugia and the foundation of a publishing house...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages
Department:
Oxford,HUM,Medieval & Modern Lang Fac
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Flanders Book Historical Society
Host title:
Lux Librorum: Essays on Books and History
Publication date:
2018-09-30
Acceptance date:
2017-09-01
Source identifiers:
1031453
ISBN-10:
9082927608
ISBN-13:
9789082927603
Pubs id:
pubs:1031453
UUID:
uuid:3b792116-1aa6-4551-a90d-77655e344094
Local pid:
pubs:1031453
Deposit date:
2019-07-12

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