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Seller: schilb_antiquarian_books (6,031) 100% Top-Rated Plus, Location: Columbia, Missouri, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 311235828891 1519 Roman Emperors Caesars ROME 1st ed ALDINE PRESS Aldo Manuzio Post Incunable EXTREMELY Rare Only 2 Worldwide comp@$4,200 We find only two examples of this same title for sale elsewhere! Compare at $4,200! Main author: Giovanni Battista Egnazio; Giorgio Merula; Aelius Aristides; Aldo Manuzio; Andreas Torresanus, de Asula Title: In hoc volumine haec continentur. Neruæ & Traiani, atq; Adriani Cæsarum vitæ ex Dione, Georgio Merula interprete. Published: Venetiis : In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, 1519. Language: Latin Georgio Merula interprete. Aelius Spartianus. Iulius Capitolinus. Lampridius. Flauius Vopiscus. Trebellius Pollio. Vulcatius Gallicanus. Ab Ioanne Baptista Egnatio Veneto diligentissime castigati. Heliogabali pri[n]cipis ad meretrices elega[n]tissima oratio eiusdem Io. Baptistae Egnatij de Caesaribus libri tres a[b] dictatore Caesare ad Co[n]stantinum Palaeologum, hinc a[b] Carolo Magno ad Maximilianu[m] Caesare[m]. Eiusdem in Spartiani, Lampridij́q[ue] uitas, & reliquorum annotationes. Aristidis Smyrnaei oratio de laudibus urbis Romae a[b] Scipione Carteromacho in Latinum uersa. In extrema operis parte addita Co[nfla]gratio Veseui montis ex Dione, Georgio Merula interprete. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure vellum binding Pages: complete with all 422 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Venetiis : In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, 1519. Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. Aldine Press was the printing office started by Aldus Manutius in 1494 in Venice, from which were issued the celebrated Aldine editions of the classics (Latin and Greek masterpieces plus a few more modern works). The Aldine Press is famous in the history of typography, among other things, for the introduction of italics. The press was the first to issue printed books in the small octavo size, similar to that of a modern paperback, and like that intended for portability and ease of reading. The press issued 127 editions during the lifetime of Aldus. The press was continued after Aldus’s death in 1515 by his wife and her father until his son Paolo (1512–1574) took over. His grandson Aldo then ran the firm until his death in 1597. Due to the firm's commercial success many pirated editions were also produced in Lyons and elsewhere. Today, antique books printed by the Aldine Press in Venice are referred to as Aldines.[1] Contents 1 Initial innovations 2 Selected Aldine editions 3 Collections 4 References 5 Bibliography 6 External links Initial innovations The press was started by Aldus based on his love of classics, and at first printed new copies of Plato, Aristotle, and other Greek and Latin classics. He also printed dictionaries and grammars to help people interpret the books. While scholars wanting to learn Greek used to employ learned Greeks to teach them directly, the Aldine editions, edited by Greek scholars, allowed many scholars across Europe to study Greek.[2] Historian Elizabeth Eisenstein claimed that the fall of Constantinople in 1453 had threatened the importance and survival of Greek scholarship, but publications such as those by the Aldine Press secured it. Erasmus was one of the scholars learned in Greek that the Aldine Press employed.[3] When the press expanded to current titles, they wrote some books themselves and employed other writers, including Erasmus. As this expansion into current languages (mainly Italian and French) and current topics continued, the press took on another role and made perhaps even more important contributions. Beyond the preservation of Hellenic studies, Aldus's contributions are also respected in the development of a smaller type than others in use. His contemporaries called it Aldine Type; today we call it italics. Their logo of the anchor and dolphin is represented today in the symbols and names used by some modern publishers such as Doubleday. Italian translation of Herodotus' Histories by Count Matteo Maria Boiardo, published in Venice, Aldine Press in 1502 (1533?). Selected Aldine editions 1495–1498 Aristotle 1499 Hypnerotomachia Poliphili 1501 Francesco Petrarca, Le cose volgari 1502 Dante 1502 Herodotus 1502 Sophocles 1503 Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros 1504 and 1517 Homer 1513 Plato 1513 Pindar (editio princeps), Callimachus' Hymns, Dionysius Periegetes, Lycophron (editio princeps) 1514 Institutionum grammaticarum libri quatuor 1514 Virgil (the first of the italic type pocket octavo editions) 1528 Baldassare Castiglione, The Book of the Courtier (first printing) Collections The most nearly complete collection of Aldine editions ever brought together was in the Althorp library of the 2nd Earl Spencer, now in the John Rylands Library, Manchester.[4] One of the more substantial collections of Aldine Press books and Aldine imitations in North America is at the Harold B. Lee library on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.[5] Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Condition: I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask, Binding: Vellum, Subject: Literature & Fiction, Topic: Classics, Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Origin: European, Year Printed: 1519, Printing Year: 1519

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