File:Virgil 1501 Aldus Manutius.jpg

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Description
English: 1501 edition of Virgil (Vergil) printed by Aldus Manutius.
日本語: 1501年にアルドゥス・マヌティウスによって印刷されたウェルギリウスの叙事詩。

From the source page:

The 1501 edition of Virgil
The John Rylands Library houses one of the finest collections of books from the press founded at Venice by Aldus Manutius in 1495 and continued by his successors until 1598. The Library has all but seven of the 127 authenticated editions produced up to 1515, including this 1501 edition of Virgil which pioneered the use of italic type.

From First Impressions:

This copy of the Aldine edition of Vergil was printed on vellum and illuminated by hand. Vergilius Maro, Opera (Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1501), A3r. JRL 3359.

Metadata of the file is copied below:

Collection
Rylands Collection
Image Number
JRL1300208
Image Title
Virgil's Bucolica
Parent Work Title
Vergilius
Creator
Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 50-1515
Date Created
1501
Publication Details
Venetiis : Ex aedibus Aldi Romani
Page/Sheet
A2r
Reference Number
Aldine Collection /3359
Link to Catalogue
JRUL online catalogue.
Language
lat-IT
Description
Full page of text with illuminated Initial 'T'. The page is beautifully iilustrated with a pastoral miniature decorating the Illuminated initial.
Category of Material
Printing
Technique Used
Illumination
Support
Vellum
Current Repository
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Previous Repository
Spencer Collection
Date Captured
2005-01-12
Image Creation Technique
Digital capture by Gten
Date printed in 1501, digitally captured on 2005-01-12
Source John Rylands University Library
Source page has since moved. Equivalent image can now be found at Aldus Manutius, First Impressions, The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester Library
Author written by Virgil (70 BC–19 BC), printed by Aldus Manutius (1449/50–1515)
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