Gerardi Meerman et doctorum virorum ad eum epistolae atqueobservationes de chartae vulgaris seu lineae origine

Collection Data

Names
Meerman, Gerard (1722-1771) (Artist)
Vaassen, Jacobus van (d. 1776) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1767
Place: Hagae-Comitum
Publisher: Apud Nicolaum van Daale
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: Schlosser 510
Topics
Meerman, Gerard, 1722-1771 -- Correspondence
Paper -- History
Writing materials
Notes
Content: Binding, contemporary, of red morocco, gilt, with pomegranate device on front and back covers.
Content: Woodcut head- and tailpieces; decorative initials.
Content: Errors in paging: nos. 95-96 and 155-158 repeated.
Content: Illustrations: 2 prints : woodcut ; full-page.
Content: Provenance: John Trotter Brockett, Henry J.B. Clements (armorial bookplates); W. Beckford, A.H. Douglas, 10th Duke of Hamilton (bookplate: "The Hamilton Palace Library Beckford Collection ... bought at Sotheby's sale by Bernard Quaritch").
Content: Schlosser collection.
Content: Signatures: *⁸ 2*1, A-P⁸ Q⁴.
Statement of responsibility: edidit ac praefatione instruxit Jacobus van Vaassen.
Physical Description
Extent: 18, 229 [i.e. 235], [13] p. : ill. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12071451
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb9b6ad0-c625-012f-9f5b-58d385a7bc34
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