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Commentarii
Item Details
Public
Creator
Caesar, Julius (Roman dictator, general, and patron, ca. 102-44 BCE) (author)
Manzolo, Michele (printer)
Culture
Italian
Title
Commentarii
Work Type
Books and Prints
Date
1480
Location
Creation Site: Treviso, Treviso, Veneto, Italy
Measurements
height 28 cm
Description
Diebold, William. The Illustrated Book in the Age of Printing: Books and Manuscripts from Oregon Collections. Portland, OR: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, 1993, p. 19 - Quoted with permission:
This initial was added by hand to this printed book [refers to page displayed in exhibit from which this text was a catalog entry]. The initial's white vine scroll and extensive use of gold leaf are reminiscent of the initials in manuscript number 3 and indicate that the same kinds of artists worked in both printed books and manuscripts. Like manuscripts 2, 3, 4, and 5, this book shows the Humanist concern with the writings of classical authors.
Repository
University of Oregon Library
Accession Number
Special Collections and Archives Rare Books, Burgess 046
Edward Burgess Early Printed Book Collection
Language
Latin
Study Materials
University of Oregon Library catalog entry
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File Properties
File Name
14905094.fpx
SSID
14905094