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Elegantiae linguae latinae

Venice: Nicolas Jenson, 1471


Coat of arms of Priuli family of Venice on folio [11]; John Peachey, London (bookplate and inscription: "John Peachey Eius liber London 1766"); Westdean Library; Alfred Higgins; Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928); his heir John Marshall, from whom purchased by MFA, May 2, 1935.

Credit Line

George Nixon Black Fund

De lingua latina


Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff V-51; BMC V 171

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book, unillustrated, with hand-illuminated coat of arms and eight illuminated initials


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books