Erasmus, Novum Instrumentum, 1516 (3a1r)

The lengthy title provides the primary decorative element of this page. It’s also notable that Froben’s printer’s device is used in place of his name in the imprint, rather than in addition to it.

The lengthy title provides the primary decorative element of this page. It's also notable that Froben's printer's device is used in place of his name in the imprint, rather than in addition to it.

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Desiderius Erasmus, Novum Instrumentum omne : diligenter ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum & emendatum. Basel: Johannes Froben, 1516. (sig. 3a1r)

Universit├Ątsbibliothek Basel, BibG B 3 (public domain)

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