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        Bookshop, illustration from 'Orbis Sensualium Pictus' by John Amos Comenius, published c.1659

        German School, (17th century). Medium: woodcut. Date: 17th Century. 'Orbis Sensualium Pictus' is a textbook written for children by Czech educator Comenius (1592-1670); It is considered to be the first picture book intended for children; The first edition was published in Nuremberg in Latin and German in 1658 and in English in 1659; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.

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