Mar 10, 2011

Jo de Lyon / vicit Leo de tribu / Juda

Now here is a nifty little book for which we are which we are looking for a new home. Published in 1510,   re-make of the small volumes which Aldus Manutius invented in Venice a few years previously, inscribed along the edges with a name and a motto of the first owner, and with a long and intriguing manuscript inscription to the title page which declares this book to be a present for his friend, Joanni poligrapho Anglico, in 1514. There are a lot of stories around this special copy of Plinius Historia Naturalis, and a lot of research that has already completed.  We have put all the information in one place, eleven chapters about a rare curiosity: Read all about it at

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