Hendrik Cannegieter - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1733-12-1

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Hendrik Cannegieter - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1733-12-1
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  2247
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 495 fols. 23-24
AuthorAuthor of the document. Hendrik Cannegieter
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . December 1, 1733
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Arnhem 52° 0' 20.38" N, 5° 52' 34.43" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Pierre Séguin
LiteratureReference to literature. Séguin 16651
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  bookseller, book
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia http://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/42d7d2ab-04a5-446d-a330-2354c2226c69?sort=date-a&rows=50&let con=verbal promise to print my &baseurl=/forms/advanced&start=0&type=advanced&numFound=1
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Lettre du 1 décembre 1733 (d’Arnhem): Concerning his disgust with the bookseller whom he had engaged under an agreement to print his book. All had gone expeditiously till it came to adding as an appendix in the shape of Muntingius’ Herba Britannica which he refused to undertake as outside the agreement which was to print Brittenburg and my observations. Further, he (the bookseller) backed out of his verbal promise to print my mediaeval historians, and he had the face to ask me for the books containing illustrations, e.g., Seguinus’ selection of coins, etc.; and the impudence to send them back soiled, the whole lot of them; and he was so stupid as to ask me to excuse him to you. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 495 fols. 23-24).


  1. ^  Séguin, Pierre (1665), Selecta numismata antiqua, ex museo Petri Seguini, sumptibus Ioannis Jombert, Paris.