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Biblia sacra, Hebraicae, Chaldaice, Graece & Latine... : Philippi II. reg. Cathol. pietate, et studio ad sacrosanctae ecclesiae usum

Author: Arias Montano, Benito, 1527-1598

Image Title: Printer's Device of Christopher Plantin

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Description: Printer's device for Christopher Plantin (1520-1589). The Latin motto on the device reads LABORE ET CONSTANTIA (labor and tenacity". About the device, Plantin explained that "the outer point of the pair of compasses … represents work and the center point constancy" (Davies, Devices, 246, p. 678-9).

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