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Lot nr:1013
Book nr:29863
Author:COMENIUS, J.A. (1592-1670)
Title:Eerste deel der school-geleertheyd, genoemt Het portael: inhoudende de grondtveste der dingen = Prima pars scholasticae eruditionis : dicta Vestibulum (...) = Erster theil der Schuhl-Gelehrtheit/ genennet Die Vorthure
Town:Amstelodami
Publisher:J. Ravesteinium
Year:1673
Description:In-8, [16], 166, [90] pp, engr. title page and 38 full-page engravings with 283 numbered ills. Tear repaired in pp. 31/32, tear in Q1, some stains and foxing. Indexes in Dutch, Latin and German. Contemporary vellum binding, soiled
Note:Well-used copy of this famous pictorial encyclopaedia for school children, with questions and answers, and extensive indexes - one of the major works of the Bohemian scholar Comenius (1592-1670), residing in Amsterdam. Comenius, or Komensky was an eminent Slavic educator and Moravian bishop, who, because of persecution, was forced to flee Poland. In 1641, the Parliament of England invited him to assist in reforming the system of public instruction. He made important reforms in the teaching of languages
Price:€200 - €300
Sellingprice:€550
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