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Les principaux fondements du dessein, pour l'usage des curieux...dans les quels sont representez plus d'une centaine d'exemples naturels

Leiden: Johannes Arnold Langerak, 1723


Sylvester R. Koehler (1837-1900, first curator of prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler


Place of Publication

Leiden, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

J. Bolten, Dutch and Flemish Drawing Books, pp. 75-81


Overall: 32.4 x 21.1 x 2.8 cm (12 3/4 x 8 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 103 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books