Books by Aldus Manutius and Sons
Muret: Hymnorum sacrorum Liber. Printed by Aldus the Younger. Imperial charge of arms granted to Paolo Manuzio in 1575.
Cicero: Orationum pars (I-III).... Edited by Paolo Manuzio and printed by his son Aldo the Younger, 1569. Title-page and printer's device.
Books by Giovanni Griffio
Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Opening page of Book 1. Woodcut illustration detail. 1556
Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Title-page. Colored decorative border added later. 1556
Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 5, page 103. Initial "D" with Apollo and Daphne. 1556
Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 6, page 122. Woodcut illustration of Arachne and Pallas Athena. 1556
Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 10, page 216. Woodcut illustration of Orpheus and Eurydice. 1556
Examples of Bookbinding in Early Printed Books
Spine of 16th century Italian volume with stamped binding and gold lettering (Cicero, Orationes, published 1569.)
Limp vellum cover on 16th century Italian volume repaired with paper of unknown date and origin. (Date of publication: 1531)
Limp vellum binding with leather ties on 16th century Italian volume published by Gabriel Giolito, Venice, 1553.
Views of exhibit of early printed books from the collection, University Library, 1996
Hayden White Rare Books
Find a checklist and bibliography of the Hayden White gift to Special Collections here: