Auction 350 Children's Books
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(BAXTER, A.). Matho: of jongelings waereld-beschouwing. In tien zamenspraaken. Amst., Yntema & Tieboel, 1767. 2 vols. Cont. hcf. (Binds. slightly defected, but a good set).

First and rare Dutch translation of 'Matho: or the cosmotheoria puerilis: a dialogue, in which the first principles of philosophy and astronomy are accomodated to the capacity of young persons (…)'. Andrew Baxter (1686/1687-1750) was educated at King's College, University of Aberdeen. He maintained himself by acting as tutor to noblemen's sons. From 1741 to 1747 he lived with Lord Blantyre and Mr Hay of Drummelzier at Utrecht, and made excursions in Flanders, France and Germany. - Not in Buijnsters; NCC lists 1 copy only.

€ 150

result € 140

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