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Title: ‘Secundus operum tomus, in quo subsequentes continentur ejusdem commentarii’
This woodcut is used until 1535 (?) by his son Conrad Badius. [USTC].
This ‘third mark’ of Josse Badius Ascensius was used in 1521. The first mark was used in 1506 (‘Ascesianum’) and 1507 (‘Ascensianum’). The second mark was used in 1520 (‘Ascesianum’) and 1520 (‘Ascensianum’)
Falconer Madan (1895), page 230: ‘Between 1529 and 1532 seems to occur a larger variety of No. 2, with a separate table bearing two piles of paper, one blank, and one with four pages printed on the upper side: a waste leaf and an ink-ball lie on the floor, and hung up on the press are three tools-shears for cutting out the tympan sheet and other purposes, compasses for testing intervals, and a screw-point for making register. The title is ‘Prelum.as | Cēsianum’ is in two lines.’
Description in publication
Abraham Horodisch (1974) ‘Buch und Buchdruckpresse im Druckersignet des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts.’ Philobiblon. Jahrgang XVIII, Heft 3, September 1974.
Falconer Madan (1895) ‘Early representations of the printing-Press with especial reference to that by Stradanus.’, Bibliographica. Volume 1, page 230. (Illustration #7).
Nigel Roche (2000) The iconography of the printing office to 1700. Unpublished MA thesis. Library and Information Studies, University College London. (Illustration H).
Philippe Renouard (1928) Les marques typographiques parisiennnes des XVe et XVIe siècles. Paris: Champion. figure 24. [Scan]
Louis-Catherine Silvestre (1853) Marques typographiques, volume 2, page 435, no 774. [Scan].