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Penn Library's LJS 431 - Manuscript list of manuscript and printed books (Video Orientation)

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11-4-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 431, a list of 33 works; at least 13 entries include publication information such as city of publication, printer, or date of publication; publishers include Robert Estienne of Paris and Joannes Oporinus and Robert Winter of Basel; dates range from 1530 to 1543. Most of the works are by classical authors, with several noted to be translations. The list is written in italic script on a single leaf removed from a larger volume, possibly foliated 136. 2 entries, for a book printed in 1509 by Aldo Manuzio and a book printed by Chrestien Wechel, added at the end in the hand of Spanish bibliographer Juan Páez de Castro (Kraus).

Written circa 1545.

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9957624903503681

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Books and reading -- History -- 16th century, Classical literature -- Early works to 1800, Printing -- History -- 16th century, Printing, History, Classical literature, Books and reading, Fragments (object portions), Book catalogs, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Renaissance

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Renaissance Studies

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