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Casparus Commelin

 
 
Casparus Commelin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2019
1. Casparus Commelin Marker
Inscription.   Hier stond de boekhandel van Casparus Commelin (1636-1693), boekverkoper, krantenuitgever en stadshistorieschrijver van Amsterdam. Beroemde buren (aan het Damrak) wyen de kaartenmakers en uitgevers Blaeu, Janssonius, Elzevier en Pers.

This was the bookshop of Casparus Commelin (1636-1693), bookseller, newspaper publisher and Amsterdam city historian. Famous neighbours on the Damrak included the cartographers and publishers Blaeu, Janssonius, Elzevier and Pers.
 
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Location. 52° 22.503′ N, 4° 53.717′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Damrak and Onze Lieve Vrouwsteeg, on the left when traveling north on Damrak. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Damrak 59, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012LL, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salomon Verbeeck (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Joost van den Vondel (about 210 meters away); Jan Pietersz Sweelinck (about 240 meters away); Dominicuskerk / Dominican Church

Casparus Commelin Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2019
2. Casparus Commelin Marker - wide view
Thw marker is visible here on the corner of the "Oakley" building.
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Chet Baker (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sint Olofskapel / Saint Olof's Chapel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bet van Beeren (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Long-time Apothecary (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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