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DES MENSCHEN BEGIN, MIDDEN EN EINDE [People's Beginning, Middle and End]; Vertoonende het Kinderlyk Bedryf en… by  Luycken or Luykens)  Joannes [Jan] (1649-1712 also spelt Luyken - Hardcover - 1772 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: E67824)

DES MENSCHEN BEGIN, MIDDEN EN EINDE [People's Beginning, Middle and End]; Vertoonende het Kinderlyk Bedryf en Aanwasch, in Eenenvystig Konstige Figuuren, met Goddelyke Spreuken en Stichtelyke Verzen; door Joannes Luiken. Met het Leven van den Autheur.

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DES MENSCHEN BEGIN, MIDDEN EN EINDE [People's Beginning, Middle and End]; Vertoonende het Kinderlyk Bedryf en Aanwasch, in Eenenvystig Konstige Figuuren, met Goddelyke Spreuken en Stichtelyke Verzen; door Joannes Luiken. Met het Leven van den Autheur.

by Luiken, Joannes [Jan] (1649-1712 also spelt Luyken, Luycken or Luykens)

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  • hardcover
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Amsterdam: Erven van F. Houttuyn, 1772. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (pictorial engraved Title + Portrait + 51 more than half page) by Jan Luiken. (or Luyken]. Small octavo calf-spined boards, spine on 5 raised bands decorated gilt with rubbed gilt label (label slightly damaged, hinges starting to split but sound). Engraved titlepage (splits without loss repaired by mounting on old paper) + printed title (small repair at top) + [10]pp prelims +[20]pp life of author etc. +103pp +[7]pp including further poems by Luiken + plate list + publisher's book list - complete. Rear pastedown has an old bill 1914 for auction purchase. Minor signs of use, several small marginal tears without loss, but neat, tight and paper crisp. *A lovely Emblem book by the Dutch engraver Luiken. The emblematic plates show children's games - dolls, knucklebones, jacks, tops, kites, archery (cross bow), skip rope, soap bubbles, hoops, sling shot, hobby horse - also GOLF (Kolf) in great detail and charming domestic scenes - being sent off to school with hornbook etc.

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Bookseller
Abbey Antiquarian Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
E67824
Title
DES MENSCHEN BEGIN, MIDDEN EN EINDE [People's Beginning, Middle and End]; Vertoonende het Kinderlyk Bedryf en Aanwasch, in Eenenvystig Konstige Figuuren, met Goddelyke Spreuken en Stichtelyke Verzen; door Joannes Luiken. Met het Leven van den Autheur.
Author
Luiken, Joannes [Jan] (1649-1712 also spelt Luyken, Luycken or Luykens)
Illustrator
Copperplates (pictorial engraved Title + Portrait + 51 more than half page) by Jan Luiken. (or Luyken]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Erven van F. Houttuyn
Place of Publication
Amsterdam
Date Published
1772
Keywords
emblems children's Dutch games golf
Bookseller catalogs
Fable and Emblem Books;

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We are antiquarian booksellers established in Gloucestershire, England for over twenty years. We have general stock and specialise in early illustrated and children's books and pop-ups. We are members of PBFA.

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