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The Verdussens and the International Trade in Catholic Books (Antwerp, Seventeenth Century)

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Representations of the heyday of the book-printing trade in the Southern Netherlands often refer to Antwerp's international reputation as a typographic center and to the wide dissemination of printed materials from Antwerp. This chapter is part of a research project at the University of Antwerp into printing and publishing strategies between the Fall of Antwerp and the Peace of Munster on the basis of one particular case, namely the Verdussen family. This relatively unknown family of printers, like the famous Plantin-Moretus dynasty, produced books between the sixteenth and the nineteenth centuries. Thanks to this centuries-long continuity within the company, its archives have been partially preserved, providing us with a unique opportunity to broaden our insight into the seventeenth-century world of printing in the city of Antwerp and especially to compare it with our knowledge of the Officina Plantiniana.

Keywords: Antwerp; international trade; Officina Plantiniana; Verdussen family

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