|Title||I cinque libri de le antichita de Beroso, sacerdote caldeo / con lo commento di Giovanni Annio di Viterbo ; il numero de gli altri autori che trattano de la antichità si legge ne la sequente pagina ; tradotti hora pur in italino per Pietro Lauro modonese |
|Detail Depicted||Printing - Decorative elements - Initials (Page 113) |
|Creator/Author||Giovanni [Nanni, Giovanni, 1432?-1502]|
Pietro Lauro [Lauro, Pietro, 16th cent.]
Beroso [Berosus, the Chaldean].
|Publisher||Per Baldissera Constantini Al Segno de San Georgio |
|Place of Publication||In Venetia [Italy - Venice] |
|Date of Publication||1550 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||History, Ancient -- Early works to 1800|
|Genre Heading||Early printed books--1501-1600 (16th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||, 295  leaves ; 16 cm. (8vo) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Binding||Rebound in the late 19th century in 3/4 reused old vellum and printed paper.|
Sewn on 3 cords.
Original(?) leather title label on spine.
Original stained and trimmed edges.
|General Notes||Signatures: aa[superscript 10] A-2O[superscript 8] [$4 (+ aa5) signed; missigning aaii as Aii]; 306 leaves, ff.  1-296 [misnumbering 16 as 19, 34 as 31, 73 as 75, 133 as 135, 135 as 137, 186 as 185, 188 as 187, 190 as 189, 192 as 191].|
Woodcut printer's mark on t.p. resembles the mark of Johann Froben.
Historiated and decorated initials.
|Previous Owners||John L. Lievsay |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books D52.N2 1550 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004. |
|Content||Includes a collection of fragments purporting to be the work of Greek and Latin writers in Italian translation, first published at Rome in 1498 with commentary by Giovanni Nanni, who was probably the author himself. |
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