Ovid. Metamorphosis. 1493.
For a period after the development of printing, book production sometimes included certain elements of the old tradition of scriptoria. Printed texts were set with large block indentations at section or chapter headings and turned over to scribes for rubricated and ornamental lettering. The result, as in this late fifteenth century edition of Ovid, was an interesting hybrid of print technology and traditional craftsmanship.
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