Printer's Device of Simon de Colines

Book Title: Catvllvs. Tibvllvs. Propertivs

Author: Catullus, Gaius Valerius

Image Title: Printer's Device of Simon de Colines

Description: Printer's device of Simon de Colines (d. 1546). Latin motto TEMPUS (Time) HANC ACIEM SOLA RETUNDIT VIRTUS is translated "virtue alone withstands this blade". Note the forelock on Time--so that one may seize Time by the forelock.

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