[Venice] : [Aldus Manutius, Romanus], .
 leaves : 1 woodcut ; 11 cm (16mo)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909.
Title from half-title page, leaf a1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Manuzio's types 2:114R and 7:114Gk.
Signatures: a-b⁸: 16 leaves, leaf b8 blank.
Paper format: Median half-sheet 16mo.
Apparently issued to accompany Aldus' Greek Horae, Goff H-391.
Aside from half-title, Latin text printed in red and Greek in black.
Woodcut of Annunciation, leaf a1v.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 10.4 x 7.5 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: b8 (blank).
18th/19th-century French gilt-tooled red morocco over paper boards (11 x 8 cm), sewn on 2 supports. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; sprinkled edges.
Brevissima introductio ad litteras graecas
Hand decoration: Rubrication not required. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.
H.C. Hoskier (1864-1938); his sale, Sotheby's, 30 June 1908, lot 324; Pierpont Morgan, purchased from Hoskier, May 1909.