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The comptoir-almanacs of Gillis Joosten Saeghman

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In research into the history of the Dutch book, the study of the internationally oriented book trade has received more than its share of attention by comparison with the domestic book trade. In the seventeenth century, almanacs formed an important category of Dutch printing. Research into almanacs can therefore give insight into the operation of the domestic book trade. Beyond this, we believe that the almanac as an historical source can - if placed in its social context - enrich our general picture of seventeenth-century society. Using the comptoir-almanacs of the Amsterdam publisher Gillis Joosten Saeghman as an example, this article shows how such research into almanacs in the Republic could be carried out.


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