Argonautica.

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.

Files

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Citation

Flaccus, Valerius., “Argonautica. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed November 18, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/289.