Jan Luiken (Amsterdam, 1649 - 1712, Amsterdam)

Images of the Most Remarkable Histories of the Old and New Testament [Afbeeldingen der merkwaardigste Geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament], 1729

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Object details

Accession number

3.1.26

Creators

  • Jan Luiken (Amsterdam, 1649 - 1712, Amsterdam) - primary
  • Cornelis Mortier (active Amsterdam, 1720 - 1772) - printer
  • Johannes Covens (active Amsterdam, 1722 - 1794) - printer
  • Joannes Van Luchtenburg (active Amsterdam) - illustrator
  • Pieter Langendijk (Haarlem, 1683 - 1756, Haarlem) - author

Object Case

Mary Queen of Scots Case

Language

French and Dutch

Publication Place

Amsterdam

Description

2 parts in 1; [6], 76, [2], 44 pages; 15 l., numbered folded plates; 5 plates of folded maps : ill., maps (copper engravings) ; 51 cm. (folio)

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles. F Libbie & Co., Boston for $7.50 on 30 April 1886, lot 1612.

Bibliography

Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1906), p. 10.


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