• Many have collaborated to the preparation and successful realization of this research project by generously offering suggestions, bringing competences from other fields and disciplines, and actively helping during the research process.

• We would especially like to thank (in alphabetical order):

Vittorio Cieri
Dieter Glatz
Arsène Gschwind
Pius Ten Hacken
Michel Jeanneret
Klaus Opwis
Sanson Rabi
Fritz N. Rösel
Mara Santi
Alfredo Terzoli

• A special thanks is directed towards the libraries and institutions that have facilitated our research by granting us permission to reproduce the materials they hold (in alphabetical order):

Universitätsbibliothek Basel
Fondation Barbier Mueller
Biblioteca Civica di Padova

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