Origin of incunabula
OTHER WORDS FROM incunabulain·cu·nab·u·lar, adjectivepost·in·cu·nab·u·la, adjective
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How to use incunabula in a sentence
The term Incunabula is now applied to all books printed before the year 1500.
It contained especially choice editions of the classics, and also many incunabula.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
Beughem's Incunabula Typographica, 1688, 12mo., is both jejune and grossly erroneous.Bibliomania; or Book-Madness|Thomas Frognall Dibdin
By the term 'early-printed books' the bookseller generally means fifteenth-century works, or incunabula as they are now called.
One is the original editions of famous Elizabethan and early Stuart authors, the other, the more estimable incunabula.