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Caspar Luyken, frontispiece from A.I. Montfleury, "L'impromptu de l'Hostel de Condé", Amsterdam, 1698

Luiken, Caspar (illustrator)
Montfleury, A.I. (auteur/author)
Braakman, Adrian (drukker/printer)
year: 1697

type: titelblad
title page
detail: nee
dimensions: 11,1 x 6,5 cm.
related terms: boekhandels titelprenten
period: 17e eeuw
G: Boekhandel en uitgeverij

contents: Bookshops were traditionally also meeting places for scholars and men of letters. Montfleury's play features the female bookseller, Alis, who is talking in the shop to a marquess about the Molière's work. Although it is a French play, Caspar Luiken hasdepicted the interior of a typical Dutch bookshop.

source: Montfleury, A.I. - L'impromptu de l'Hostel de Condé, vol. II. - Amsterdam: Adrian Braakman, 1698, titelprent, tussen p. 825 en 829
available in: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag 224 G 11

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©reproduction: Den Haag Koninklijke Bibliotheek


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