Among the first women known to have been directly involved in the production of printed books were the Dominican nuns at the Convent of San Jacopo di Ripoli in Florence. The exhibited book, the first vernacular edition of this early Latin biography of Alexander the Great, almost certainly was typeset by Suor Marietta.
07041. Quintus Curtius Rufus (fl. 1st century CE). Incomincia la Historia d'Alexandro Magno figluolo di Philippo re di Macedonia. Florence: Dominican Nuns of San Jacopo di Ripoli, 1478.
Curtius Rufus, Quintus, Decembrio, Pier Candido, 1399–1477, tr., and San Jacopo di Ripoli (Convent : Florence, Italy), printer. , “07041,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed February 2, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1613.