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Researching the origin of Perugia’s public library (1582/1623) before and after Material Evidence in Incunabula

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The Biblioteca Augusta of Perugia is one of the earliest public libraries in Italy. Its core foundation is made up of the collection of Prospero Podiani, whose knowledge and interest in the book market led him to create one of the largest collections of sixteenth-century Italy, including some 300 incunabula. Panzanelli’s doctoral research approached documentary evidence pertaining to the collection in order to reconstruct the lively cultural context of the time and space it belonged to. Havin...

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10.1163/15700690-12341351

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty
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Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Quaerendo Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
129-150
Publication date:
2016-11-08
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1570-0690
ISSN:
0014-9527
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1031171
Language:
English
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2019-07-11

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