What does a 500 year old book look like? Come by the UTC Library and see for yourself!

Published in Paris in 1514, In Carum Lucretium Poetam: Commentarii a Ioanne Baptista Pio Editi (On the Poet Carus Lucretius: A Commentary Published by Johannes Baptista Pius) will be on display on the first floor of the library during the weekdays in March.

Title page from In Carum Lucretium Poetam: Commentarii a Ioanne Baptista Pio Editi.

Title page from In Carum Lucretium Poetam: Commentarii a Ioanne Baptista Pio Editi.

About the Book

The university acquired this volume several years ago as part of the Charles Hubbard Collection, which features includes many rare and valuable books. The Rare Books collection in Special Collections & University Archives now holds nearly 8,000 books, with several others dating back to the 1500s.

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Visit the UTC and see this volume for yourself or stop by Special Collections & University Archives to see more rare books.

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