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Published by Waanders Publishers, Museum van het Boek/Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in Zwolle, The Hague .
Written in English



  • Netherlands


  • Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675 -- Knowledge -- Science.,
  • Cartography -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Maps in art.,
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Edition Notes

Other titlesVermeer
Statement[authors, Klaas van Berkel ... et al. ;translation, Lysbeth Croiset van Uchelen-Brouwer, Robyn de Jong-Dalziel].
ContributionsVermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675., Berkel, Klaas van., Brandenbarg, Ton., Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum.
LC ClassificationsND653.V5 S36 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL587274M
ISBN 109040098255
LC Control Number96177618

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