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Title: Bibliothèque universelle et historique.
Description: Amsterdam, Wolfgang Wetstein, 1686. - 1693. 26 vols. in 15. 12mo. W. 2 front. ills. Contemp. full vellum (a number of vols. with the edges of the covers dam. & rubbed, esp. the last volume). Complete set (w. index vol.) of this magazine w. excerpts from books, news, scholarly studies, topography, history etc. : Van Eeghen III, 25: These series were published by a partnership of Amsterdam publishers: All copies but he last w. signature of Chr. Heinrici from Ohio w. date: V.d. Aa C. 135/41:: J. de Clerc started this threemonthly with Jean Cornand de la Croze and later J. Bernard : Hatin 211/2: Barbier I, 422: Bots, H. de Bibl. Universelle.. [Amst., 1981] i.l.c.:Of all the contributions by major literary and / or scientific figures, one of the pieces worth mentioning is the first ever printed portion of Locke's 'On Human Understanding', in translation by Le Clerc and entitled 'Extrait d'un Livre anglois intitulé essai philosophique concernant l'entendement'. It may be found in the volume for January 1688, pages 49 - 142. The first book publication would not appear until 1690 [apart from a number of author's 'advance' copies to friends and scholars before that].: Le Clerc's greatest contribution to the advancement of philosophy, science, experimental physics etc. is obvious from many articles in this rare periodical.

Keywords: bibliografie politics periodicals ideas bibliography bibliotheek Toon literature reviews

Price: EUR 3500.00 = appr. US$ 3803.96 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6236