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Two Renaissance Book Collectors: Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza

Anthony Hobson

Two Renaissance Book Collectors is an illustrated study of the lives and works of the Renaissance book collectors Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza. Often described as the "Prince of Bibliophiles," the French sixteenth-century book collector Jean Grolier is the most famous of all patrons of bookbinding. This volume contains the first full account of his life since 1866, making a significant contribution to cultural history. Grolier is here contrasted with a younger contemporary, the Spanish diplomat Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, a greater scholar and reader than Grolier, though less of a bibliophile.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: May 6th, 2024
  • Pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780198184188
  • Categories: Publishers & Publishing IndustryLife Sciences - BotanyDermatology