- of or from the press of Aldus Manutius and his family in Venice, c1490–1597, noted for compactly printed editions of the classics.
- an Aldine or other early edition.
- any of several styles of printing types modeled on those designed by Aldus, especially italic.
Origin of Aldine
Examples from the Web for aldine
Like Montgomery County, Aldine, Texas dwarfs Union City in size, and its population is considerably more diverse.How to Fix Public Education
David L. Kirp
May 6, 2013
The Title-page is ornamented with the Aldine device and motto as in No.The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Those who worked in earnest for the Aldine press were chiefly Venetians.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)
John Addington Symonds
The Aldine edition had been reprinted at Basel by Froben in 1513.Against War
No; two fellows at the Aldine Club have talked me into joining them.Those Dale Girls
Frank Weston Carruth
Difficult as the subject of the Elzevir press is, that of the Aldine press is more so.Book Collecting
John Herbert Slater
- relating to Aldus Manutius (1450–1515), Italian printer, or to his editions of the classics
- a book printed by the Aldine press
- any of the several typefaces designed by Aldus Manutius
Word Origin and History for aldine
type font, 1837, from Aldus Manutius (1450-1515), Venetian printer who used it in his popular editions of Greek and Roman classics. His name is a Latinized form of Italian Aldo Manuzio, the first name short for Teobaldo (see Theobald), and, like so many Italian masc. given names, of Germanic origin. The device characteristic of Aldine books is a figure of a dolphin on an anchor.