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house of Elzevier a seventeenth-century retrospect being a catalogue of the publications of the most eminent Dutch and Flemish typographers imprinted from 1621 to 1740 within the States of Holland and the Province of Brabant. by Leona Rostenberg (Firm)

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Published by Rostenberg in New York .
Written in English



  • Brabant (Belgium),
  • Netherlands,
  • Belgium,
  • Brabant


  • Elzevir family -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- Netherlands -- 17th century -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- Netherlands -- 18th century -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- Belgium -- Brabant -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Brabant (Belgium) -- Imprints -- Catalogs.,
  • Netherlands -- Imprints -- Catalogs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreCatalogs., Bibliography
SeriesCatalogue / Leona Rostenberg ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsZ999 .R87 no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination59, [5] p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6228710M
LC Control Number57018395

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Elsevier was founded in and adopted the name and logo from the Dutch publishing house Elzevir that was an inspiration and has no connection to the contemporary Elsevier. The Elzevir family operated as booksellers and publishers in the Netherlands; the founder, Lodewijk Elzevir (–), lived in Leiden and established the business in As company logo, Elsevier used the Elzevir Headquarters: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Elzevir (also Elsevier), a family of Dutch printers and publishers, active from to , who dominated the European book trade in the 17th century. The Elzevirs were centered in Leiden in the first half of the century and in Amsterdam during the latter half. The founder of the firm was Louis Elzevir ([?]–). The most outstanding. H[arold] B[ernard] Copinger, The Elzevier Press. A handlist of the productions of the Elzevier presses at Leyden, Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, with references to Willems, Berghman, Rahir and other bibliographers (London, ) This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (). "Elzevir". In Lowys (Louis) Elzevier (Elsevir, Elzevir, Elsevier), a former apprentice of Christopher Plantin in Antwerp, moved from the Southern Netherlands to the Northern university town of Leiden where he set up his own book shop. Six years later, after working mainly as a bookbinder and bookseller, he was appointed beadle of the Academy.

The Lake House just doesn't have the same magically indulgent appeal as the author's previous books, though the ingredients are Two things are inevitable when authors recycle the same formula: a) you'll compare every detail of each new book to its predecessors, and b) there will come a point when said formula starts to feel tired and past its best/5. According to Willems, these Hackium publications were printed from the house of Elzevier. In this book, Bacon provides a detailed account of the life of Henry VII, however, not just from a historical perspective, but also providing a sense of the character of the king. From Bacon himself. The book first appeared in Leiden as a pocket-sized quarto volume from the famous publishing house of Elzevier in the spring of The publication was anonymous, perhaps because (as Grotius later wrote) “it seemed to me to be safe, like a painter skulking behind his easel, to find out the judgment of others and to consider more carefully. In the last century ‘Elzeviriomania’, the craze to collect the works of the seventeenth-century Dutch publishing house Elzevier, has finally abated. One of the few institutions that still actively collect and study Elzevier publications is the ‘Elsevier Heritage Collection’ in : Paul Hoftijzer.

Drusius, Johannes (). Ebraicarum Quaestionum, sive, Quaestionum ac Responsionum libri duo, videlicet secundus ac tertius. Leiden, Lodewijk Elzevier [and Jan Paets Jacobszoon], (bound with:) Idem. Quaestionum ac responsionum liber. In quo varia scripturae loca explicantur aut eBrand: PRPH Books.   Strawberry Hill was built for theatrical effect. The house was a stage set on which Walpole performed his life. To some, it was the manifestation of a gay aesthetic. Strawberry Hill was the most famous house in Georgian England. It fuelled the vogue for all things medieval. For Victorian Gothic purists such as Augustus Pugin, it was a sham. Louis Elzevier was one of the first major booksellers and before settling in Leiden he had previously worked at Christopher Plantin’s printing house in Antwerp. Elzevier was an entreupreneurial character who, apart from printing and selling books in a conventional manner, was responsible for developing the model of the book auction in Leiden. In its collection of early imprints, the Library owns a representative example (dated ) by the famous Dutch bookselling/printing house, Elzevier. This firm flourished between and and was noted for its fine craftsmanship and high quality of typography and design.