This small collection comprises books which were produced in the infancy of the art of printing, and specifically before 1500. The collection includes such works as the Epistolae of St. Jerome, printed in Palma in 1480, Opus de peste, a tract on plague printed in Bologna in 1478, and the first printed book on architecture, Alberti's De Re Aedificatoria (1485).
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Incunabula
Library Search Collection Ref Code: Inc.
Date Range of Material
1488 - 1701
Type of Material
Rare book collection
Size of Collection
2 Linear Metres of shelving
How To Order Items From This Collection
The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Search and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.
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