Printer’s Device of Gottfried Hittorp

Book Title: Bap. Platinae Cremonensis De vitis ac gestis summorum pontificum : ad sua usq[ue] tempora, liber unus : huic additae sunt vitae ac res gestae eorum qui interim fuere pontificum, a Paulo videlicet II ad Paulum huius nominis III : eiusdem item Platinae, De falso & vero bono Dialogi tres ...

Author: Platina, 1421-1481

Image Title: Printer’s Device of Gottfried Hittorp

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Description: Below the printer’s device of Gottfried Hittorp is the Latin motto SICUT LILIUM INTER SPINAS (like a lily among thorns), while at the top is VDMIAE, an abbreviation for VERBUM DEI MANET IN AETERNAM (“the word of the Lord stands/remains forever,” Isaiah 40:8).

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