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Meteren, Emmanuel van
Historien Der Nederlanden en haar Naburen Oorlogen tot het Jaar 1612. Meteren, E
Schipper. Amsterdam, 1663. Condition: Gut. Artikeldetails Historien Der Nederlanden en haar Naburen Oorlogen tot het Jaar 1612. Meteren, Emmanuel van.: Schipper. Amsterdam., 1663. 6 Bll., 629 Bll., 11 Bll (Register)., 56 auf 55 Bll. Porträt teils ganzseitig. 36 x 23,5 cm. Original Half leather binding. Strony rubbed and bumped, page edges uncutted. Sprache: Deutsch Bestell-Nr: 11519 Bemerkungen: Inside with property stamps and bookplates (A.P.M. de Kluijs), book end paper with across crease, some water and brown spots in places. Dutch Language. Complete. Emanuel van Meteren or Meteeren (6 September 1535 ? 11 April 1612) was a Flemish historian and Consul for "the Traders of the Low Countries" in London. He was born in Antwerp, the son of Sir Jacobus van Meteren, Dutch financier and publisher of early English versions of the Bible, and Ottilia Ortellius, of the famous Ortellius family of mapmakers, and nephew of the cartographer Abraham Ortelius. As a historian Van Meteren was special in that he was not merely a chronicler of the events of his time, but also a powerful and wealthy man who influenced those events. The van Meteren family...had fled the Netherlands for religious reasons. Van Meteren?s father, Jacob, played a key role in the publication of the first English Bible in the 1530s, and the family established itself as a pillar of the Protestant refugee community in London. As an adult, Emmanuel lived on Lime Street, became the consul for the Dutch merchants in London, and occupied the all-important office of postmaster. Reliable mail service was an essential componen … [Click Below for Full Description]
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