This is a colour image of an open book with cream pages. The page numbers are 424 on the left and 425 on the right.
The title at the top of the left-hand page is THE LETTERS OF PLINY. Below it are fourteen lines of Latin text. The line numbers 2, 3 and 4 appear at intervals down the left. Beneath this text is a central heading XVI followed by a longer heading and five lines of Latin text. The line numbers 1 and 2 appear against two of the lines. Beneath this section is a horizontal line with five lines of footnotes underneath.
The title at the top of the right-hand page is BOOK VI. xv. 1-XVI. 2 followed by eighteen lines of English text. Beneath these is the central title XVI with the heading ‘To Cornelius Tacitus’ below it. This is followed by a further thirteen lines of English text.