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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna
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Jan 19, 2008

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bookshelves: 16th-century, literature, incunabula
Read in March, 2007

Perhaps the greatest of incunabula. An expansive polyglot of classical allusions, clever wordplay, and playful typesetting. Further, the book is worth buying if only for the intricate woodcuts throughout.

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