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Author: BILDERDIJK, W Title: Van het letterschrift. IDEM, Beginsels der woordvorsching
Description: Rotterdam, Leeuwarden, J.Immerzeel, G. Suringar, 1820. & 1831. 8vo. 2 vols. in 1. W. engraved title, 1 lith. plate and some textills. Contemp. hlf. clf. (Some rubb.). (IV (added blank)lvs., XVI, 208; II, 66, IV (blanks) pp. (Blindst. name Lion Cachet) on title. First 4 added blank lvs. with annotations in ink (linguistic commentary) on B's publications. NNBWII, 146/65: Bilderdijk's fascination and preoccupation with language is described on pp. 159/61. He wrote some 30 publications on the subject of which the 'letterschrift' (in which he sought to explain the form of letters in relation to the speech organs) and the 'woordvorsching' are of major importance. This copy from the library of Lion Cachet, see Braches, 'Het boek als nieuwe Kunst', pp 299 - 306: V.d. Boom, Lion Cachet. Very good copy.
Keywords: etymology letterform association
Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 189