Argonautica.

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Creator

Flaccus, Valerius.

Title

Argonautica.

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andrea Torresani,

Date

May 1523.

Description

This Latin version of the famous story of Jason and the Argonauts was owned by the renowned Aldine bibliographer Antoine-Augustin Renouard (1765–1853), and bound for him by the French binder Pierre-Joseph Bisiaux. Renouard’s name is stamped in gilt on the lower turn-in of the upper cover, and the binding includes the pink doublures and vellum endleaves that are characteristic of Renouard’s bindings.

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Flaccus, Valerius., “Argonautica. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 19, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/289.