The detail in the picture is taken from a small impression included in an illustrated Bible from 1642. The signature reads: “MHem.In. / CVS” and something. These inscription indicates that Maarten van Heemskerck (1498 – 1574) invented the composition … Continue reading Printer’s tool(s).
Frontispieces are prints facing the title-page of books (with exceptions, of course) . As plates, they usually illustrate the content of the book with more or less complex iconographies, but in many occasions the plate shows a portrait. This can … Continue reading Please, DO disturb
Here is the pdf fair catalogue of Antiquariaat Arine van der Steur. Amsterdam_6-7Oct The fair will take place in Amsterdam at Mariott Hotel the 6th and 7th of October 2018. For more please visit https://amsterdambookfair.net/home/. Free entrace. Continue reading Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair 2018 – Catalogue
Finally Catalogue #40 on Heraldry is out! Here’s the link https://issuu.com/antiquariaatvandersteur/docs/40catalogue 13th May an exhibition with a choice of items will be held at Antiquariaat van der Steur in The Hague https://www.facebook.com/events/271335333303366/ Continue reading Finally Catalogue#40
At Antiquariaat van der Steur we are preparing the new catalogue, number 40, on Heraldry. See the video for a preview: Continue reading New Catalogue coming up
Here is the first newsletter of 2015 of the Antiquariaat van der Steur. For new subscibers check out this link (top left!). Newsletter Antiquariaat A.G Continue reading Antiquariaat van der Steur Newsletter 01/2015
23 April 2015: Pop Up Rare Book Market at Perron 3a, the waiting room of Station Haarlem Centraal from 1500 – 18.00. With Antiquariaat De Vries & De Vries, Antiquariaat A.G. van der Steur and auction house Bubb Kuyper. Rare Books … Continue reading UNESCO Pop up Rare Book Market