Author:JULIUS THEODOOR LEOPOLD HOEFFTCKE

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1849 - 1868 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTERS COPY BOOK AND JOURNAL HANDWRITTEN BY ONE OF HOLLAND'S PRE EMINENT SURGICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS

By: JULIUS THEODOOR LEOPOLD HOEFFTCKE

Price: $9,255.99

Publisher: LEIDEN HOLLAND THE NETHERLANDS, 1849

Seller ID: 0002575

Condition: Good


On offer is the fascinating, original 1849 through 1850s journal and letter copy book of the renowned Dutch instrument maker Julius Theodoor Leopold Hoefftcke. Born on 12 March 1800 in Berlin he moved to Leiden at age 26 and within two years he was appointed as the instrument maker of Leiden University. He supplied the academic world with instruments until his death in 1875. After which his grandson took over the company and moved to England. The book is a superb source for researchers and historians as a rare insight into the world of Dutch instrument making which was a growth industry and f... View more info