Article by JENNIFER SCHUESSLER, New York Times, FEB. Describes an exhibit at the Grolier Club in Manhattan. Aldus Manutius invented "libelli portatiles", or portable little books, nowadays known as paperbacks.
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (Poliphilo's Dream about the Strife of Love) Author: Francesco Colonna Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1499 Woodcut illustrations with printed text bound volume: 11 x 8 in. x cm) Gift of J.