Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Goff H-90; BMC V 345; Essling 735; Sander 3376
Overall: 31.2 x 22.2 x 3.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one woodcut
Not On View
(Venice: Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 8 March 1494) Folio; 142 leaves; gilt-stamped vellum, red and black labels on spine, light brown cloth box.
Illustration: Herodotus being crowned by Apollo, with elaborate white on black decorative border (fol. a1r)
Venice: Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 8 March 1494
William Morris (1834-1896, English artist, craftsman, writer, printer); William Mitchell; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, March 4, 1937.
William A. Sargent Fund