Printer’s Device of Jean Mathias Hovius

Book Title: Josephi Simonis Angli e Societate Jesu tragoediae quinque, quarum duae postremae nunc primum lucem vident.

Author: Simons, Joseph, 1593-1671

Image Title: Printer’s Device of Jean Mathias Hovius

Description: The printer’s device of Jean Mathias Hovius (a. 1648 – 1664) depicts the serpent in the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil with the Latin word “CAVETE” which means “beware”.

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