Theology from Jenson

A leaf from Super V Libros decretalium by Nicolaus de Tudeschis (Panormitas), by Nicolaus Jenson in Venice in 1477 (423 x 276 mm) 

Jenson produced other excellent typefaces for use in books in which roman type would be inappropriate, such as this one. Comparison with another edition of the same heavyweight theological work, published in Basel in the same year (here) is revealing, particularly when they are viewed using the zoom feature.