Antonio Magliabechi

Birth or Baptism date: 
October 20, 1633
Death or Burial date: 
July 4, 1714

Italian librarian, scholar and bibliophile.

Eighteen of the letters that Leeuwenhoek wrote to Magliabechi have survived. In addition, Leeuwenhoek dedicated Arcana Naturae Detecta to him. The best discussion of these letters is in Rijkberk's 1937 article (Dutch only).

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