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LUYKEN, J. AND C., - De Roeremaaker

Etching, 1694, 1614x9,5cm, depicting a Roeremaaker (gunmaker), from Het Menselyk Bedryf ("The Book of Trades") is an Emblem book of 100 engravings by Jan Luyken and his son Caspar published in 1694, illustrating various trades in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age. The majority of the trades shown are from the textile industry (12), followed by marine pursuits (8). The book follows the moralist contemporary style of the then hugely popular emblem books of Jacob Cats, containing a moralistic poem per trade.
EUR 143.75 [Appr.: US$ 166.78 | £UK 121.5 | JP¥ 18947] Book number 66721

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Antiquariaat Goltzius
Heereweg 341A, 2161 BL Lisse, The Netherlands

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