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Contribution by Carolus Clusius in the Album amicorum I of Ernst Brinck.

Albuminscriptie van Carolus Clusius (1526-1609), botanicus, voor Ernst Brinck (1582-1649), gezant en burgemeester van Harderwijk

Ernst Brinck (1582-1649), burgomaster of Hardewijk, kept no less than three alba. He began the first of these in 1602 during a stay in Paris where he was a student, but he waited for the real thing until he had returned to the Netherlands. The booklet contains a mixture of contributions by noblemen, particularly from the east of the country, and prominent scholars such as Vulcanius, Arminius, Goma…