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Historia de Origine Urbis Venetiarum


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Giustiniani, Bernardo (1493) Historia de Origine Urbis Venetiarum. [Image]

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Giustiniani (1408-1489), member of a prominent Venetian family, was taught by the famous humanists Guarino of Verona and George of Trebizond, and served as a senator in his native city. The Historia is his most important work.

Pr. Bernardinus Benalius, Venice, [not before 31 Jan. 1493].

Unbound fragment, quires h-m only. Roman typeface, very like Jenson’s. Heavily annotated by an early and learned reader writing elegant humanistica.

Earlier provenance and donor unknown; kept in the office of the University Librarian since at least the 1970s; identified by A. and J. Rees in 1977.

Cent Rare Folio DG 677 .A2 G5 1492.

Item Type: Image
Keywords: Bernardinus Benalius, printer, Venice, Tasmania
Publisher: Printed by Bernardinus Benalius
Collections: Manuscript and Early Printed Book Image Collection
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2009 05:19
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:57
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