[LUYKEN, J.] Leerzaamme zamenspraaken, over eenige dieren, vogels, insecten, en visschen. , vi, , 296,  pp. Illustrated with 25 engraved plates and woodcut tailpieces. 8vo., 200 x 120 mm, bound in contemporary Dutch calf, boards with blind tooling and gilt fillets. Amsterdam: Erven van F. Houttuin, 1769.
A handome copy of this collection of educational dialogues on nature. Beautifully printed with an engraved printer's device with the portrait of Isaac Newton, by Jan Caspar Philips, and 25 engraved illustrations in text, by Jan or Casper Luyken. A rare book, with OCLC listing only copies at Yale and Chicago in the US.
PROVENANCE: Peter Wick with his bookplate on the front paste-down.
Item nr. 168263