Detail View: CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION: Patavini historici ab urbe condita decadis prim[a]e liber primus incipit

Filename: 
cc_csc0144_spira_2631.tif
Identifier: 
cc_csc0144_spira_2631.tif
Title: 
Patavini historici ab urbe condita decadis prim[a]e liber primus incipit
Creator: 
Wendelin, of Speier, -1477?
Creator: 
Livy
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 Wendelin da Spira. The characters are old style roman in the classification of serif typefaces. The book "History of Rome," sometimes referred to as Ab Urbe Condita ([Books] from the Founding of the City), is a monumental history of ancient Rome, written in Latin between 27 and 9 BC by the historian Titus Livius, or "Livy", as he is usually known in English.
Publisher: 
Vindelino da Spira
Digital Publisher: 
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Date of Original: 
1470
Date of Digitization: 
2020
Broad Type: 
still image
Specific Type: 
book
Digital File Format: 
jpeg
Physical Format: 
leaf
Dimensions of Original: 
37.7 x 27.9 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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