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The Genes of Aldo

5 October-19 November 2015, Waseda University Library (1 Chome-104 Totsukamachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8050, Japan)

Organised by Tokyo Bookbinding Club and Waseda University Library

The exhibition consists of four major parts. The first part consists of printed books from the time of the birth of typography to the early Venetian printing before Aldo Manuzio. The second part is a group of publications by Aldo Manuzio himself, his successors, and their contemporaries who were influenced by Aldo. The third part is a collection of reliure works of the first Japanese monograph on Aldo Manuzio, Aldo Manuzio and the Renaissance literary Regeneration (Tokyo Bookbinding Club, 2014), by 24 contemporary eminent bookbinders in Japan. The fourth part contains some works of an English publisher who inherited the genes of Aldo in the 19th century, and several bibliographies and catalogues of the exhibitions on Aldo Manuzio held in Europe and the United States in 1994 and 2015. Related events:

Gallery Talk by Prof. Koichi Yukishima, October 6(Tue.) 14:45~15:30, Exhibition Room, 2F Central Library  

Bookbinding Workshop for students of Waseda Univeristy only, in partnership with Tokyo Bookbinding Club: October 8(Thu.) 14:45~17:00 “16th-century style binding” October 22(Thu.) 14:45~17:00 “Crossed structure binding”

Opening hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm; closed on Sundays and November 6(Fri.), but October 18(Sun.) open till 5:00pm.

Further information at http://www.wul.waseda.ac.jp/exhibition/exhibition_detail-e.html?news_no=543&page_no=1

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