Survey 3: block books and baroque 1450-1750

Letterpress Workshop

Porchlight Press Ltd.
585 McLean Drive, Vancouver
Morning group 9 a.m. Afternoon group 1 p.m.

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St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome

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Homework: watch this video

Cain, Susan. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.
Penguin Books, 2013.

Optional extra resources:

Video: Ben Barrett-Forrest on the History of Type (Another hard-working student blows it out of the park and gets over 1,000,000 views!) 
Video: Got $50,000 to spare? The Nuremberg Chronicle 1493 
A Guide to Renaissance Humanism
More on Pfister’s Biblia Pauperum from The History of Information
History of woodcuts with lots of great pictures 
Scans of Sweynheym and Pannartz’s Lactantius’s Opera
Essay on Estienne’s dissection book
Link to full set of images from Estienne’s dissection book
Essay on The introduction of printing in Italy 
Codex99 blog on The Hypnerotomachia Poliphilistory
More on the Ars moriendi