Medieval "Publication" vs. Early Modern "Publication"

Niccol Machiavelli, The Prince completed in manuscript 1513-->MS given to Lorenzo de Medici, 1516-->printed 1532

Thomas More, Utopia, completed in manuscript, 1516-->printed in 1516-->translation by Ralph Robynson printed 1551

Desiderius Erasmus, Education of a Christian Prince, completed in manuscript, 1515-->printed in 1516