Johan Arnold Langerak

Other name: 
Langerack
Antony's: 
last printer
Baptism date: 
October 7, 1685
Burial: 
around 1757

He was baptized in the Marekerk.

Active in Leiden from 1709 to 1750

Bookseller, 1713, 1721, 1728, 1742, 1744

Houtstraat over de Academie (by de), 1709

Rapenburg ('t), 1713

Langerak is connected to 371 publications in STCN, including those of three writers connected to Leeuwenhoek:

  • Govart Bidloo
  • H.H. Poot
  • Herman Boerhaave

In 1713, he published a second edition of the letters in Cinnaber naturalis and between 1715 and 1730, seven other first editions and reprints of Leeuwenhoek's letters in Latin translation.

Year Dobell # short title AvL #
1713 9a Ontledingen en Ontdekkingen van de Cinnaber naturalis [Second edition] 48-52
1715 24b Continuatio Epistolarum ...  [Third edition] 53-60
1719 27

Epistolae ad Societatem Regiam Anglicam ...

Thus, 29. Opera Omnia Vol. III

108-14
1722 23a

Arcana Naturae Ope & beneficio exquisitissimorum  [new translation]

Thus, 29. Opera Omnia Vol. I

28-31, 34-36, 38, 42-52
  25c

Arcana Naturae Detecta  [new translation]

Thus, most of 29. Opera Omnia Vol. II

32, 33, 37, 39-41, 61-92
  26a

Continuatio Arcanorum Natura  [reprint, with new titlepage]

Thus, the rest of 29. Opera Omnia Vol. II

93-107
1730 24c Continuatio Epistolarum  [Fourth? edition] 53-60
  26b Continuatio Arcanorum Naturae  [Third edition]  93-107