Detail View: CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION: Naturalis historia

Filename: 
cc_csc0144_jenson_2626.tif
Identifier: 
cc_csc0144_jenson_2626.tif
Title: 
Naturalis historia
Creator: 
Jenson, Nicolaus, approximately 1420-1480
Creator: 
Pliny, the Elder
Subject: 
Incunabula - Europe
Subject: 
Books - History
Subject: 
Type and type-founding - History
Subject: 
Printing - History
Summary: 
This folio leaf shows an example of early Venetian printing by Nicolaus Jenson. The characters are old style roman in the classification of serif typefaces. Italian translation by Cristoforo Landino. The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) ca. 77 CE, is a work by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover all ancient knowledge.
Publisher: 
Nicolaus Jenson
Digital Publisher: 
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Contributor: 
Landino, Cristoforo, 1424-1504
Date of Original: 
1476
Date of Digitization: 
2020
Broad Type: 
still image
Specific Type: 
book
Digital File Format: 
jpeg
Physical Format: 
leaf
Dimensions of Original: 
38.2 x 25.9 cm.
Language: 
Latin
Original Item Location: 
CARCSC.0144
Library Collection: 
Stephen O. Saxe Collection
Digital Project: 
2020_0041_incunabula
Place: 
Italy - Venice
Rights: 
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