8.—Title Page from De Studio Literarum (1536)details

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8.—Title Page from De Studio Literarum (1536)

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Title page from “De Studio Literarum...” published in 1536 in Paris by Jodocus Badius and printed by Michael Vascosanus, illustrated by Orance Finé (or Orance Fine, or Orontius Finæus in Latin). The central woodcut shows a printing office; the twisted perspective is deliberate, and emphasises the turn of the printing-press handle. The words Prelum Ascensianum appear over the press, the name of Baudius’ printing house (Prelum being the Latin word for a printing-press).

I also made a separate image out of just the printing press and another out of the full-page border.

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170 x 263mm (6.7 x 10.4 inches)

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