Guide to the Frank J. Novak Photographs of printers' marks, 1460-1599

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Guide to the Frank J. Novak Photographs of printers' marks, 1460-1599

Collection number: M1005

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Novak, Frank J., collector. Photographs of printers' marks,
Date (inclusive): 1460-1599
Collection number: M1005
Collector: Novak, Frank J., collector.
Extent: 84 prints (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: Collection contains photographs and photocopies of the printer's marks of various famous European printers.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frank J. Novak, 1997.

Preferred Citation

Frank J. Novak Photographs of printers' marks. M1005. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Collection contains photographs and photocopies of the printer's marks of various famous European printers.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Book industries and trade--Heraldry.
Devices (Heraldry)
Printers' marks.
Printers' ornaments.
Printing.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

A typewritten list of printer's marks taken from Paul Heitz's multivolume catalog "Die Buchermarken oder Buchdrucker und Verlegerzeichen" , Strassburg, Volume 2 as used to identify the card-mounted enlarged photographs in the collection.1895

Box 1, Folder 2

Xerox copies of selected pages from "Printer's and Publisher's Devices in England & Scotland" by Ronald B. Mckerrow, London 1913;& "Bibliographie des Editions de Simon de Colines 1520-1546," par Ph. Renouard, Nieuwkoop, 1962; "Catalogue D'Une Collection Unique de Volumes imprime Les Elzevier",Redige Par Edouard Rahir Nieuwkoop, 1965;"Robert Estienne Royal Printer" , by Elizabeth Armstrong, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1954; "A History of the Cambridge University Press", 1521-1921, by S.C. Roberts, M.A. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1921 "Jakob Kobel Zu Oppenheim,1494-1533;Von Josef Benzing, Wiesbaden 1962; "Christopher Plantin", by Colin Clair, Cassell & Co. Ltd. London, ND

Box 1, Folder 3

A Xerox copy of selected pages from "Basler Buchermarken" by Paul Heitz, Strassburg, 1895

Box 1, Folder 4

Xerox copies of "Frankfurter und Mainzer Drucker und Lerlegerzeichen " ,by Paul Heitz, vol. 4.1896. "Spanische und Portugiesische Bucherzeichen' By Konrad Haebler , Strassburg, 1898; "Kolner Buchermarken", by Paul Heitz, Strassburg, 1898

Box 1, Folder 5

Xerox copies of the "Genfer Buchdrucker und Verlegerzeichen" par Paul Heitz ;Vol. 7, Strassburgh, 1908

Box 1, Folder 6

Printer; John Siberich - De Octo Partium Orationis Constructione Libellus by Lily & Erasmus Printer: Robert Estienne -Mark used by Estienne as the "King's Printer in Greek"

Box 1, Folder 7

Printer Jakob Kobel zu Oppenheim [1494-1533]-Astrolabii Declaratio Eiusdemque Usus...Parisiis apud G. Richardum ; 1545 Octavo 32 Bl. Sign;A-D8 Paris.-Bib. Nat'l.

Box 1, Folder 7

Printer; Christopher Plantin {this mark is the combined marks of Christopher Plantin, Jan Steels, &. Philip Nuyts as Joint Publ. Decretales Gregorii 1x [1573]

Box 1, Folder 8

Christopher Plantin by Colin Clair; Mark of the Vine used by Plantin until 1557

Box 1, Folder 8

Printer; Jean Crespin; De Aeterna Dei Praedestinatione-1552

Box 1, Folder 9

Printer; Die Familie Estienne [Stephanus]-La Bible[Robert Estienne-1553] Jon Calvin, Commentarius in Librum Psalmorum- 1557

Box 1, Folder 9

Printer ; Louis Cruse

Box 1, Folder 10

Printer ;Jacques Vivian 1513- Heitz Vol. 7 page 49

Box 1, Folder 10

Printer; Wygand, Koln 1521-Heita vol. 7 page 37

Box 1, Folder 11

Printer; William Caxton; Guido de Monte Rocherii, Manipulis Curatorum -1502[April 22] W. de Worde A second photo duplicating the above from Printer's &.Publisher's Devices by Ronald McKerrow, 1913

Box 1, Folder 12

Printer; Julian Notary; Statutes 7 Henry V11 etc. [End of 12 & 19 Henry V11-Printer's & Publisher's Devices, Ronald Mckerrow, 1913

Box 1, Folder 12

Printer; Petrus Treveris -The Noble Experience of the Vertuous Handy Work of Surgery; Braunschweig, H. -Southwark 1525

Box 1, Folder 13

Printer; Richard Grafton-Primer, R. Grafton-Printer's &.Publisher's Devicesj , Ronald Mckerrow 1913

Box 1, Folder 13

Printer; John Day-Fox J. Acts and Monuments 1563-Mckerrow

Box 1, Folder 14

Printer; Simon de Colines, Paris--- Alcabitii Ad Magisterium Judiciorum Astrorum Isagoge Commentario Ionnis Saxonii Declarata - Bibliographie de Colines 1520-1546 Ph. Renouard 1962 pg.13

Box 1, Folder 14

Printer; Simon de Colines; Divi Severini Boetii Arithmetica Duobus Discreta Libris' Adiecto Commentario. Mysticum Numentorum Applicationem Peristringento--- Bibliographis de Colines, Ph. Renouard 1962, pg. 15

Box 1, Folder 15

Printer; Friedrich Biel von Basel; --Aesopus Fabulae, Burgos 1496 Heitz vol. 5 pg. 2 Tafe 111

Box 1, Folder 15

Printer; Andreas de Bonetis de Papia--- Augustinus Opuscula Heitz vol,2 pg.76

Box 1, Folder 16

Printer; Johann Froben-Ludus Annei Senecae de Morte Claudii Caesaris, 1517, Heitz Vol. 3, pg, 24

Box 1, Folder 16

Printer; Laurentius Lorius de Portesio - Jo. Candidus Comm. Aquileiens; 1521, Heitz Vol.2 pg. 94

Box 1, Folder 17

Printer; Philippus Foyot, No. 69 Senkblei mit devise: Quid inde. Heitz Vol. 2 pg. 22

Box 1, Folder 17

Printer; Aldus Manutius Romanus No. 175/2; Heitz Vol. 2 pg.66 See. Uber das Beruhmte Signet des Aldes; Siehe "Renouard. Annales de L'Impr. Des Aldes 3rd Ed. 1834

Box 1, Folder 18

Niccolo e Domenico Fratelli dal Jesu No.236/3 Y HS Book-- -- Printer; LR ?Unbekannter Drucker in Florenz X#63 Fioretti de S. Francesco; 1489

Box 1, Folder 19

Printer; Baptista de Tortis; No, 323/5 B.T. -Baptista de Tortis und Teil einer Titelumrahmung mit dem Signet; Heitz Vol.2 pg. 126 Book -------

Box 1, Folder 19

Printer; Peter Schaffer Book; Rerum Musicarum Opusculum 1535saa[Argentorat; Apud Petrum Schaffer & Mathiam Apiarum

Box 2, Folder 1

Printer; Amand Farkall Book; Novum Testamentum Erasm. Roterdam, 1523 Heitz Vol.1, pg. 148

Box 2, Folder 1

Printer; Wolfgang Kopfel Book; Capito, Enarrationes in Habakuk.S. vgl.15 1526 Heitz Vol. 1 pg. 36

Box 2, Folder 2

Printer; Plato de Benedictis, Bononiensis Book; No.5 Pla-Plato: die segendeHand Spielt auf den Familiennamen de Benedictus An. 1493 Heitz Vol.2pg.2

Box 2, Folder 2

Printer; Matthis Biener [Apiarius] Book; Oecolampadius Commentarius in Prophetum Ezechielem T 1534 ; Heitz Vol.1 Pg. 48

Box 2, Folder 3

Printer; Jakob und Johann Cromberger Book; San Gregorio Morales .Sevilla 1527 ;Heitz Vol.5,Pg.7 Tafel7e

Box 2, Folder 3

Printer Crafft Muller [Crato Mylius] Book; Paraleipomena Rerum Memorabilium Historiae Abbatis Urspergensis Annexas 5 1539

Box 2, Folder 4

Printer; Bernhard Richel Book; Decretum Gratiani cum Glossis Bartomei Briziensis 1476-Heitz Vol. 3 Pg. 2

Box 2, Folder 4

Printer; Jacob von Pfortzen Book Grammatica, Francis Nigri 1499-Heitz Vol.3. Pg.6

Box 2, Folder 5

Printer; Johann Froben auch Hieronymus Froben Book; Gregorius. De Theologia Libri 1523

Box 2, Folder 5

Printer; Froben Book; Dieses Zeichen befindertsich auf 1.Bron B.V. von einer rohen ein fassen umgeben

Box 2, Folder 6

Printer; Adam Petri, Heirich Petri, und Sebastian Henricpetri Book; Sedulius Collectaneum in Epist. Pauli T. 1528 Heitz Vol. 3 Pg.52

Box 2, Folder 6

Printer; Michael Isengrin Book; Euacandiratio Tribus in Libris Luculenter Perstricta, Ioanne Petro Merenda a Brixiano; Heitz Vol3 Pg. 86

Box 2, Folder 7

Printer Johannes Antonius de Benedictus Book; Platina De Honesta Voluptate 1499 Heitz Vol.2 Pg. 2

Box 2, Folder 7

Printer; Nicolaus de Gorgonzola Book; Ovid; Metamorphoses 1509 Heitz Vol 2. Pg. 22

Box 2, Folder 8

Printer; Johannes Jacobus de Benedictis Bononiensis Book; Macarius Mutius Camers Divi Sebastiani Encomion 1523

Box 2, Folder 8

Printer; Lucas Antonius Giunta Florentiuus Book; Tabulae Alphonsinae Heitz Vol2. Pg. 82

Box 2, Folder 9

Printer; Thomas Anshelm Book; Melancthon Grammatica Graeca s. 1520 Heitz Vol.1 pg. 126

Box 2, Folder 9

Printer; Leonardus de GerulaBook; 1494 in: Anton de Butrio. Rep. De Nov. et Vet. De Cohab. Heitz Vol.2 pg. 46

Box 2, Folder 10

Printer; Robert Estienne, Parisien, Imprimeur du Roy; Olive tree used by Estienne 1526-8 Book; M. T. Ciceronis Opera{1539} &. Eusebius, "Evangelica Demonstratio {1545-6}

Box 2, Folder 10

Printer; Johannes Petrus de Bonominis de Cremona Book; Perottus, Rudimenta Grammaticae {1486} Heitz Vol.2. pg. 14

Box 2, Folder 11

Printer; Compagnia del Drago {Societas Colubris} Book; Riceptario di doctori {1498} Heitz Vol.2.pg. 14

Box 2, Folder 11

Printer; Melchior Sessa {katze mit maus} Book; Albumasar, Introductor, In Astronom. {1506} Sessa was also Marco Polo's publisher. Heitz Vol.2 pg. 116

Box 2, Folder 12

Printer; Benedetto Fontana Book; 1495 in. Horatius: 1497 in Diogenes Laertius: Vitae Philosophorum Heitz Vol.2 pg. 80

Box 2, Folder 12

Printer; Johann Fust und Peter Schoeffer Book; Bibla Latina Vulgata 1462 Heitz Vol. 4 Tafel 1.

Box 2, Folder 13

Printer; Johann Schott Book; 1501. Baptista Mantuanus. Parthenicae S' Heitz Vol 1. Pg. 4

Box 2, Folder 13

Printer; Johann Amerbach mit Petri von Langendorf und Johann Froben Book; Decretum Gratiani Heitz Vol 3. Pg. 2

Box 2, Folder 14

Printer; Johannes Baptista Phaellus Book; Galenus. Libri Anatomici 1529 Heitz Vol 2. Pg. 6

Box 2, Folder 14

Printer; Konrad Winters von Homborch Book 1476; Historia Longobardica Heitz Vol. 6 pg. Tafel 3

Box 2, Folder 15

Printer Antonius Zarotus Parmensis Book Leonard Aretinus. L'Aquila Volants 1495 Heitz Vol. 2 pg. 38

Box 2, Folder 15

Printer; Jean Crespin Book Commentarii in Epistolas Canonicas 1554 {Calvin} Heitz Vol 7 pg; 17

Box 2, Folder 16

Printer; Di Familie Chovet Book ; -----Heitz Vol 7. Pg. 13

Box 2, Folder 16

Printer ; William Caxton Book; Missal ad usum Sarum {this figure from Lord Newton's copy 1487 Paris Printers and Publisher's Devices by Ronald McKerrow 1913

Box 2, Folder 17

Printer; Peter Schott Book; Lucubraciunculae Ornatissimae 1498 Heitz Vol 1, pg. 4

Box 3, Folder 1

Printer; Heinrich von Nuss Book; Borseverein, Loses Blatt Heitz; vol.6 Tafel 8

Box 3, Folder 2

Printer; Hermann Bungart von Kettwig Book; Unterweisung wie ein christlicher Mann Sterben Soll Heitz vol.6 Tafel 4-16

Box 3, Folder 2

Printer; Francisco und Luis Sanchez Book ;Antonio Fuenmayor, Vida Hechos de Pio V Ponticie Romano. Madrid 1593

Box 3, Folder 3

Printer; Johann Rosenbach Book; Constitutions Fetes Per D. Ferrando, Barcelona 1494 Heitz; vol. 5 page 2 Tafel XI

Box 3, Folder 3

Printer; Juan Lopez Perete Book; Juan Arias, Practica Ecclesiastica Madrid, 1585 Heitz Vol 5 page 35 Tafel XXXV

Box 3, Folder 4

Printer;Johann Rosenbach Book Francesh Eximenes. Libre dels Angels Barcelona 1494 Heitz vol.5 page 10 TafelX

Box 3, Folder 4

Printer Johann Rosenbach Book; Francesch Eximenes- De Les Dones, Barcelona, 1495 Heitz vol. 5 page 10 Tafel X

Box 3, Folder 5

Printer; Paul Hurus Book; Andres de Li Repetorio de los Tiempos Saragossa 1495 Heitz vol. 1 page 1

Box 3, Folder 5

Printer ; Peter Michael und Diego Gumiel Book; Ramon Lull, Ars Inventiva Veritatatis Valencia 1515 Heitz vol5 page 9 Tafel IX

Box 3, Folder 6

Printer; Peter Schoeffer Book; In Hortulus Animae 1512 Heitz Vol 4 Tafel 1

Box 3, Folder 6

Printer; Andreas Wechel und seine Nachfolger Book Apud Claudium Marnium, et Haeredesl; Joan Aubrii 1607 Heitz vol 4 Tafel LX11

Box 3, Folder 7

Printer; Baptista de Pederzani Brizanus Book; DellaNuova Hispagna 1524; Ferdinando Cortese Heitz vol. 2 page 98

Box 3, Folder 7

Printer; Georgius de Ruscavibus Mediolanensis Book; Ovid Heitz vol 2 page 106

Box 3, Folder 8

Printer; Petrus Liectenstein Coloniensis Book; Ptolemaeus Almagestum 1503 Heitz vol2 page 32

Box 3, Folder 8

Printer; Johannes Oswalt civis Augustensis Book; Breviarum S. ecdes Salzburgens Heitz vol.2 page 96

Box 3, Folder 9

Printer; Aldus Manutius Romanus Book; Ueber des Beruhmtes Signet des Aldus siehe Rnouard. Annales de L'Impr. Des Aldes III Ed 1834 Heitz vol.2 page 66

Box 3, Folder 9

Printer; Niccolo de Domenico Fratelli dal Jesu Book; Chiromantia-Andreas Corvus Heitz vol. 2 page 88

Box 3, Folder 10

Printer; Officina de Leyde-Jean Elzevier Book; Het Nieuwe Testaments Les Elzevier & Divers Typographie Hollandais du XVII Siecle

Box 3, Folder 10

Printer; Officine des Blaeu D'Amsterdam Book; Memoires de Messire Pierre de Bourdeile, Seigneur de Brantome Les Elzeviers & Divers Typographie Hollandais du XVII Siecle

Box 3, Folder 11

Printer; Andreas de Torresanis de Asula Book; Duns Scotus. Sup. Sententiarr Heitz; vol. 2 page 124

Box 3, Folder 11

Printer; Officine de Leyde de Bonaventure und Abraham Elzevier Book; Scoti, Poemata quae Extant Lugo . Bat. 1628 Les Elzeviers & Divers Typographes Hollandais de XVII siecle

Box 3, Folder 12

Printer ; Bernardinus de Garaldis Book; Rochus de Curte; Fert. Consuetud. Tractatus Heitz vol. 2 page 46

Box 3, Folder 12

Printer; Simon de Colines Book; Elegantiarum Libri Sex., Denvo Recogniti cum siusdem de Reciprocis Pronominibus Libello/; Paris 1527 Bibliographie de Colines, Ph. Renouard 1962

Box 3, Folder 13

Printer; Andreas de Bonetis de Papia Book Augustinus Opuscula 1484 Heitz vol. 2 page 76

Box 3, Folder 13

Printer; Dionysius Bertochus Bononiensis Book; Scriptores rei rusticae Heitz vol. 2 page 70