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ALDINE PRESS

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 536 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALDINE PRESS, the printing office started by Aldus Manutius at the end of the 15th century in Venice, from which were issued the celebrated Aldine editions of the classics of that time. (See MANUTIUS.) The Aldine Press is famous in the history of typography (q.v.), among other things, for the introduction of italics.
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