The Hayden White Rare Book Collection

Books by Aldus Manutius and Sons

372

 

 

Muret: Hymnorum sacrorum Liber. Printed by Aldus the Younger. Imperial charge of arms granted to Paolo Manuzio in 1575.

 

 

 

 

 

 

429

 

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

374

 

 

Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Opening page of Book 1. Woodcut illustration detail. 1556

 

 

 

430

 

 

Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Title-page. Colored decorative border added later. 1556

 

 

 

 

 

 

376

 

 

Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 5, page 103. Initial "D" with Apollo and Daphne. 1556

 

 

 

431

 

 

Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 6, page 122. Woodcut illustration of Arachne and Pallas Athena. 1556

 

 

 

 

378

 

 

Ovid: Metamorphoseon libri XV.... Book 10, page 216. Woodcut illustration of Orpheus and Eurydice. 1556

 

 

 

Examples of Bookbinding in Early Printed Books

379

 

Spine of 16th century Italian volume with stamped binding and gold lettering (Cicero, Orationes, published 1569.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

432

 

 

Limp vellum cover on 16th century Italian volume repaired with paper of unknown date and origin. (Date of publication: 1531)

 

 

382

 

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

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388

 

 

 

 

Hayden White Rare Books

Find a checklist and bibliography of the Hayden White gift to Special Collections here:

http://library.ucsc.edu/sites/default/files/Hayden_White_Gift.pdf