Sesde Vervolg

Author: 
Leeuwenhoek, A. van
Publisher: 
Delft: Krooneveld
Year: 
1697

Full title

Sesde Vervolg der Brieven, geschreven aan verscheide Hooge Standspersonen en Geleerde Luijden

Sixth Continuation of the Letters, written to various High-standing Persons and Learned People

Dobell #16: Letters 97 - 107

It contained eleven letters written between late December 1695 and the end of September 1696.

AB/CL #: 163, 164, 165, 167, 168, 169, 170, 172, 174, 176, 177

The letters were addressed to:

Hendrik van Bleyswijk, 3 letters
Frederik Adriaan Van Reede, 3 letters
Nicolaas Witsen, 3 letters
Members of the Royal Society, 1 letter
Anthonie Heinsius, 1 letter

Pagination: iv + 173-342 + x (Blad-wyser & Drukfouten)

The front matter (left sidebar) had:

  • Title page
  • Two-page poem from Rabus

Poem

Op het Sesde Vervolg der Brieven van den Heere Antoni van Leeuwenhoek aan de Beminnaars der Regtschape Natuur-kunde.

On the Sixth Continuation of the Letters of Mr. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Lovers of Knowledge of Nature.

by Pieter Rabus

dated 1696

[transcription and translation to come]

Letters

The letters were numbered and continuously paginated. Each was preceded by a summary of the contents.

Figures

The figures were on 5 plates, one for each of the 11 letters for a total of 32 figures.

Back matter

An index on ten unnumbered pages followed by a one-page errata (which itself has two typos!).

Blad-Wyser
Der voornaemste Zaken in dit Sesde Vervolg der Brieven begrepen.

Page-Pointer
of the chief Topics included in this Sixth Continuation of the Letters.

Drukfouten, dus te verbeteren.

Printing errors, thus improving.