The Plantin Press Online

Subject: History

The Plantin Press Online aims to provide in-depth bibliographical information on all editions printed and published by Christophe Plantin (c. 1520–1589) in Antwerp and by his printing office in Leiden until his death on 1 July 1589. It includes references to his typographical material, woodblocks, copperplates, his correspondence, and the Plantin archives in Antwerp, as well as existing copies, bibliographical works, links to digital reproductions, and recent research. Based on the extensive six-volume printed edition compiled by Leon Voet in collaboration with Jenny Voet-Grisolle (Amsterdam, 1980–1983), this open-access research tool incorporates the latest bibliographical findings as well as additions and corrections to the print edition.  

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MACARIUS

(69 words)

Saint (c. 300 - c. 390), of Egypt, also known as Macarius the Elder or Macarius the Citizen. The fifty homilies traditionally attributed to him are of uncertain authorship and probably originated not in Egypt but in Constantinople or farther East. cp011743: L homilien oft verclaringhen van de oprechticheydt die den christenen menschen betaemt ende daer in sy hen behooren te oeffenen, [translated by Cornelis Kilianus], 1580.
Date: 2023-07-25

Madrigali a cinque, 6, 7 et 8 voci, 1581

(751 words)

I. Record ID cp011795 Voet reference number 1028 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Severinus CORNET Title page transcription [Within woodcut-cartouche:] CANTO [Beneath:] MADRIGALI ‖ A Cinque, 6. 7. & 8 voci. ‖ DI SEVERINO CORNETI ‖ Maestro di Capella del Domo ‖ della Citta d'ANVERSA. ‖ ⊕ 29 ‖ IN ANVERSA. ‖ Appresso Christofano Plantino, Stampatore Regio. ‖ M.D.LXXXI. Collation 4⁰ (220 × 175): a-g⁴; pages 1-52 (= for 54), [55-56] (Errors: [4]-5-4-5-[6 not numbered]-7, 72 for 27, 29 for 31, 32-33 for 34-35, 36 for 38; as 4-5 are twice numbered, from 6 onwards numeration too low by two units) Finger…
Date: 2023-07-25

MAERIUS, Maximilianus

(5 words)

See: Happardus.
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1560

(249 words)

Record ID cp012281 Voet reference number 2085 Museum Plantin-Moretus c:lvd:1133020 Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription [Within woodcut-frame:]⊕ 10 ‖ MAGIÆ NA- ‖ TVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS ‖ RERVM NATVRALIVM, ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA POR- ‖ TA NEAPOLITANO ‖ AVCTORE. ‖ ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ EX OFFICINA CHRISTO- ‖ PHORI PLANTINI: ‖ - ‖ M.D.LX. ‖ PRIVILEGIO REGIS. Collation 8⁰ [125]: A⁸, A-R⁸; folios [1r-8v], 1r-135v, [136r-v] (Errors: 20-23-22-21-24) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1r]: Title [1v]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens) [2r-v…
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1561

(246 words)

Record ID cp012740 Voet reference number 2086 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription [Within woodcut-frame:] MAGIÆ NA- ‖ TVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS ‖ RERVM NATVRALIVM ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA POR- ‖ TA NEAPOLITANO ‖ AVCTORE. ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ EX OFFICINA CHRISTO- ‖ PHORI PLANTINI: ‖ - ‖ M.D.LXI. ‖ PRIVILEGIO REGIS. Collation 8⁰ [124]: ¶⁸, A-R⁸; folios [1r-8v], 1r-135v, [136r-v] (Errors: 28, 43, 57 not numbered) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1r]: Title [1v]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens) [2r-v]: Philippo…
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1564

(299 words)

Record ID cp011002 Voet reference number 2087 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription MAGIÆ NATVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS RERVM ‖ NATVRALIVM ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA PORTA NEAPO- ‖ LITANO AVCTORE. ‖ ⊕ 15 ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini, ‖ - ‖ M.D.LXIIII. ‖ Priuilegio Regis. Collation 16mo [87]: A-V⁸; pages 1-319, [320] (Errors: 428 for 128, 15 for 151, 256 in wrong corner, 492 for 294) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens) 3-4: Philippo regi…Ioan. Bap…
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1567

(338 words)

Record ID cp011135 Voet reference number 2088 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription MAGIAE NATVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS RERVM ‖ NATVRALIVM ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA PORTA NEA- ‖ POLITANO AVCTORE. ‖ ⊕ 18 ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini, ‖ M.D.LXVII. ‖ Priuilegio Regis. Collation 16mo [86]: A-T⁸, V⁴, X⁵-[10]; pages 1-324 (= for 323), [324] (Errors: 73 for 37, 141 for 241, 144 for 244, 145 for 245, 148 for 248, 323 for 322, 324 for 323) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, …
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1576

(174 words)

Record ID cp012180 Voet reference number 2089 Museum Plantin-Moretus c:lvd:3250341 Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription MAGIAE NATVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS RERVM ‖ NATVRALIVM ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA PORTA NEA- ‖ POLITANO AVCTORE. ‖ Cum Indice. ‖ ⊕ 18 ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini, ‖ Architypographi Regij. ‖ M.D.LXXVI. ‖ Priuilegio Regis. Collation 16mo [91]: A-T⁸; pages 1-300, [301-304] (Errors: 272 ? for 271) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens) 3-4: Philippo r…
Date: 2023-07-25

Magiae naturalis sive de miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1585

(207 words)

Record ID cp011907 Voet reference number 2090 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription MAGIÆ NATVRALIS, ‖ SIVE ‖ DE MIRACVLIS RERVM ‖ NATVRALIVM ‖ LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA PORTA NEA- ‖ POLITANO AVCTORE. ‖ Cum Indice. ‖ ⊕ 34 ‖ ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini. ‖ M.D.LXXXV. Collation 16mo [91]: A-T⁸; pages 1-296, [297-304] (Errors: 63 ? for 61, 165 for 265) Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens) 3-4: Philippo regi…Ioan. Baptista Porta Neapolitanus S.D 5-10: Praef…
Date: 2023-07-25

Magia oft de wonderlicke wercken der naturen, [translated by M. Everaert], 1566

(590 words)

Record ID cp011332 Voet reference number 2091 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Joannes Baptista PORTA Title page transcription Magia, ‖ Oft de vvonderlicke ‖ vvercken der naturen: Be- ‖ screuen in vier Boecken, door Ian ‖ Baptiste Porta Napolitaen. ‖ Nu eerst ouerghestelt vvten Latijn in ‖ de Nederduytsche sprake. ‖ ⊕ 17 ‖ T'ANTVVERPEN. ‖ Ghedruct by Christoffel Plantyn. ‖ An. M.D.LXVI. ‖ Met Priuilegie. Collation 8⁰ [128]: A-T⁸; pages 1-302, [303-304] Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels, Privy Council, 13 March [1564], signed by de Lange,…
Date: 2023-07-25

MAGNUS, Olaus

(6 words)

See: Olaus Magnus.
Date: 2023-07-25

MAIOR, Georgius

(39 words)

cp011458: Sententiae veterum poetarum per locos communes digestae, 1561. cp010628: Sententiae veterum poetarum per locos communes digestae, 1564. cp010698: Sententiae veterum poetarum, [edited by Victor Giselinus], 1566. cp013066: Sententiae veterum poetarum, [edited by Victor Giselinus], 1574.
Date: 2023-07-25

MALINES: ARCHBISHOPRIC

(15 words)

See: Decreta et statuta synodi provincialis Mechliniensis, 1571 (nos. cp010134 and cp013162).
Date: 2023-07-25

MALINES: CITY OF

(121 words)

See also: Alva (nos. 51-52); Pamphlets (nos. 1921-1923). Announcements. Broadsides of varying dimensions; with heading. The name of the printer is not stated but type and initials point to Plantin. cp010347: ?: Men doet condt ende laet weten eenen yeghelyck…(announcement of the sale of confiscated real estate of the clergy in Malines) (Go and parts in civilité type). cp011418: ?: Men doet condt ende laet weten eenen yeghelyck…(announcement of the sale of confiscated real estate of the clergy in Malines) (Go and parts in civilité type). cp011850: ?: Men doet condt ende laet weten …
Date: 2023-07-25

MALTA

(16 words)

See: Crova, Brief discours du siege et oppugnation de l'ile de Malte (no. cp012185).
Date: 2023-07-25

MAMERANUS (DE MAMER), Nicolaus

(125 words)

Historiographer. Born at the end of the 15th or the beginning of the 16th century in Mamer (Duchy of Luxembourg); died shortly before 1570. His real family-name is not known. He accompanied Charles V on his expeditions and wrote many historical comments and eulogies on the emperor and his family. Cf. Biographie Nationale [de Belgique], 15, 1899, Columns 685-691; H. de Vocht, History of the Foundation and the Rise of the Collegium Trilingue Lovaniense, 1517-1550, III, 1954, pages 466-480. Other bibliographical references in A. Gerlo - H.D.L. Vervliet, Bibliographie de l'huma nisme des …
Date: 2023-07-25

MANCINELLUS, Antonius

(6 words)

See: Maior, Georgius.
Date: 2023-07-25

MANUALE CAMERACENSE

(13 words)

See: Instruction pour Manuale Cameracense [in Dutch], 1567 (no. cp010205).
Date: 2023-07-25

Manuale catholicorum, 1588

(57 words)

Record ID cp011786 Voet reference number 891 Museum Plantin-Moretus Author Petrus CANISIUS Title page transcription Collation Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages Edition information Copies Bibliographical references Online bibliographical references Note 1 Edition in 16mo with woodcut-illustrations. Its existence is proved by Plantin's correspondence and catalogues (see preceding no.). No copy known. Further reading
Date: 2023-07-25

Manuale catholicorum, 1588

(526 words)

Record ID cp012713 Voet reference number 890 Museum Plantin-Moretus c:lvd:1132873 Author Petrus CANISIUS Title page transcription [Within double lines:]MANVALE ‖ CATHOLICORVM, ‖ IN VSVM PIE PRECANDI ‖ COLLECTVM ‖ A.R.P. Petro Canisio Societatis IESV, ‖ Doctore Theologo. ‖ V. ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ Ex Officina Christophori Plantini, ‖ Architypographi Regij. 1588. ‖ Cum Priuilegio. Collation 16mo [95]: A-Z⁸; pages 1-358, [359-368] (Errors: 11 and 13 not numbered). Title-page and calendar printed in black and red Fingerprint Number of sheets Pages [1]: Title [2]: Privilege (Brussels,…
Date: 2023-07-25
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