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Luiken, Jan, 1649-1712

Afbeelding der menschelyke bezigheden : bestaande in hondert onderscheiden printverbeeldingen, vertonende allerhande stantspersonen, zo van regeeringe, konsten, wetenschappen, als handwerken, zinryk uitgebeeld, geschikt naar de orde van't A B C : en met vaarzen daar toe passende verklaard.

Additional Title(s):

Menschelyke beezigheeden

Menselyk bedryf

Te Amsterdam : By Reinier en Josua Ottens, [1725?]
Physical Description:
[2], 100 leaves : chiefly ill. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8234.O24 L85 1725
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Added engraved t.p.: Menschelyke beezigheeden.
Added engraved t.p. and 100 engraved emblems of occupations arranged in alphabetical order copied after Jan and Caspar Luyken's Menselyk bedryf. Each plate includes a quatrain by Anthony Janssen engraved in the plate.
Engraved vignette on title page signed: F. Ottens inv. et fecit. 1725.
Entirely engraved apart from first leaf, which is a letterpress t.p. with engraved vignette.
Completely unsigned throughout.
For a description of the editions and contents of this work, first published under title Het menselyk bedryf, cf. Eeghen, Pieter van. Het werk van Jan en Casper Luyken. Amsterdam, 1905. v. 1, p. 250-268.
Landwehr, J. Emblem books in the Low Countries 1554-1949, 382
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in parchment over boards. Spine title "Honderd ambachten" stamped in gilt letters.
Subject Terms:
Emblems -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1725?]
Industrial arts -- Early works to 1800.
Industrial arts -- Pictorial works.
Occupations -- Pictorial works.
Occupations in art -- Early works to 1800.
Emblem books -- Netherlands -- 17th century.
Luiken, Caspar, 1672-1708, engraver.
Ottens, Frederik, engraver.
Janssen, Anthony, 1626?-1699.
R. & J. Ottens, printer.

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