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Bookshops of François L`Honoré and Jacques Desbordes situated next to the stock exchange in Amsterdam around 1715

Phoonsen, J. (auteur/author)
Roger, Estienne (uitgever/publisher)
year: [1715]

type: prent
detail: nee
dimensions: 17 x 12 cm
related terms: boekhandels boekhandelaars Franse boekhandel
period: 18e eeuw
G: Boekhandel en uitgeverij

contents: Production and sale of French books occupied an important place in Amsterdam and The Hague due to restrictive measures and censorship in France itself. Also their bookshops, situated mostly in the centre, were often meeting places for followers of a political or religious movement. Huguenots fled from France, for instance, met in the `librairies françaises' such as that of François L`Honoré and Jacques Desbordes in the Amsterdam Beursstraat.

source: Phoonsen, J. - Les loix et les coutumes du change des principales places de l'Europe [...] traduit du Hollandois par Jean Pierre Ricard, Amsterdam: Estienne Roger, 1715, t.o. titelblad
available in: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag 938 F 2

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©reproduction: Den Haag Koninklijke Bibliotheek


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