The collection seemed to require a number of sub-sets.
Appendix 1: Illustrations in ‘Orbis Sensualium Pictus’ by Amos Comenius
Kurt Pilz states in the 1967 bibliography that 245 editions of the ‘Orbis Sensualium Pictus’ were published. Fifty-five editions appeared before 1701. This Appendix shows eight different illustrations of a printing press used in twenty-five editions.
Appendix 2: Illustrations ‘De Boekdrukker’ by Jan and Caspar Luyken
There are at least 21 different editions printed between 1694 and 1800 that include this illustration. I’ve listed the illustrations and a bibliography showing the editions in which this illustration are used.
Appendix 3: Illustrations in ‘Het masker van de wereldt afgetrocken’ by Adriaen Poirters
This book appeared first in 1646 as an extended version of ‘Ydelheydt des Wereldts’ (Antwerpen, 1644). It is unclear how many editions were published and several publications cannot be dated accurately. A preliminary bibliography lists 22 editions (August 2020) and shows xx different illustrations.
Appendix 4: Illustrations in ‘Iconologia’ by Cesare Ripa
This book was first published in 1593. The first editions in which a an illustration of a printing press appeared was in 1618. A preliminary bibliography until 1800 lists 42 editions (May 2021), in which 7 different illustrations are used.
Appendix 5: Illustrations in ‘Idea de vn principe politico christiano’ by Diego Saavedra Fajardo
The appendix contains is a chronological list of illustrations of a common press that appeared in 44 editions of Idea de vn principe politico christiano, rapresentada en cien empresas. The first aim is to have an overview ‘as complete as possible’ of all illustrations in all editions (see preliminary bibliography).