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Menno Hertzberger Prijs 2019 for Günter Schilder
The seventeenth Menno Hertzberger Prijs was awarded at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek on 21 March to prof.em.dr. Günter Schilder. The prize is for his entire oeuvre, but in particular for his standard work Early Dutch Maritime Cartography (2017). The Menno Hertzberger Aanmoedigingsprijs went to Dr. Arthur der Weduwen for his book Dutch and Flemish Newspapers of the Seventeenth Century, 1618-1700 (2017). The prizes are under the auspices of the Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren, and reward studies in the field of book history.