7 RINGELBERGH (Joachimus Fortius), of Antwerp (1499-1536).
Institutiones Astronomicae ternis libris contentae. Quorum
primus spherae ac mundi naturam declarat: secundus orbium :
tertius circulorum. Cum annotationibus, & indice. 8vo, Ital.
types, with Hebrew and Greek pass., 48 II., (8) II., index, wood-
cut publisher's devices (cat and mouse) on title and at end, fine
woodcut border to the 4th leaf, woodcut hist. inits., woodcut
diagram, good copy, bds., £1 1s
Io. Ant. de Sabio, for Melchior Sessa, Venice, 1535
"L'Amoroso Convivio di Dante, Impresso in Venegia per Marchio Sessa nell' anno MDXXXI.Furthermore, Jean-Yves notes that in Voynich's first list of books (second edition, 1902), the company's telegraphic address was "Sessa, London". Clearly, though WMV certainly knew the Sessa family early in his antiquarian career (perhaps primed by his key associate Mr Edgell, with whom he started his business, but about whom we know practically nothing), he did not appropriate its motif until much later.
The Sessa mark (cat and mouse) appears twice: in border of title and in an other form on last leaf...".