Stradanus designed, Philippus Gallaeus engraved, a print after the print
workshop of Jan van der Straet (Stradanus himself). The print is inscribed,
"The printing of books [it was in a series of recorded inventions]...
As one sound can be taken in by so many ears, so single writings (the
type of a single piece) mark are impressed on a thousand pages."
See BIBLIOGRAPHICA part II undated c1894.
from Martin Luther's Auff des Bocks zu Leypczick Antwort, 1520 - 1522
, Wittenburg. from Vittorio Zonca
Novo Teatro di Machine et Edifici... Padua, Bertelli 1656
image used by Conrad Badius in his books printed in Paris, after 1546.
a device in the middle of the titlepage of Franz Behem's printed edition
of De Chalcographiae inventione written by Bergellanus
from La Bibliotheque des enfans, ou les Premiers elemens des lettres,
contenant le Sisteme du ureau tipographique, Simon, Paris , 1732
- 1734. This was an early and influential handbook introducing young minds
to the possibilities of printing.
A print by Mitelli of a print seller and undated (c1670). The protests
are not so much for the artistic qualities of the images, but the raucous
calling of the wares.