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Monday, November 18, 2013


Re: Dutch Brazil

graham arader Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 2:17 PM
To: Gerlinde Klatte , Jessica Wager
IT is my great pleasure Gerlinde

Cant wait to see the book.


Jessica - please put in blog

On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Gerlinde Klatte <g.klatte@uni-bonn.de> wrote:
> Dear Graham,
> What a wonderful surprise this morning! Thank you very much in advance for
> your contribution to the costs of the book. It is just the price we had to
> pay for five (5!) photos and the publication rights to the National Museum
> of Denmark. Other institutions donated photos (Mobilier National, Paris;
> Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna and others).
> I am going to send the bank information in a separate mail.
> Thanks once more
> Gerlinde
> with Helga Prüßmann and Katharina Schmidt-Loske
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "graham arader" <grahamarader@gmail.com>
> To: "Gerlinde Klatte" <g.klatte@uni-bonn.de>
> Sent: Friday, November 15, 2013 10:14 PM
> Subject: Re: Dutch Brazil
>> Yes.  I would sell the tapestries but I would want $1,000,000 each to
>> let them go at this point
>> I hope you are still planning to put my on the cover of your book
>> Also I would like to buy at least 20 copies of your book.  I would
>> like to know the price when you find out.
>> I love them
>> Graham
>> Tom - please send Gerlinde $1000 more to help her with this project.
>> She will send you instrucitons on how to send the money to her
>> Graham
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Gerlinde Klatte <g.klatte@uni-bonn.de>
>> wrote:
>>> Dear Graham,
>>> Some days ago, I saw that you now offer one of the most interesting books
>>> of
>>> the 17th century: Barlaeus, Rerum per octennium in Brasilia [...]
>>> historia.
>>> We are using the old translation into German quite often to explain the
>>> situation in Brazil, which is reflected in the Old Indies Tapestries.
>>> Barlaeus wrote this book on the order of Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen,
>>> former governor of the Dutch colony in Sout-America, and it was he who
>>> financed this book and also a translation into German, slightly
>>> shortened.
>>> We got near to the end and are reviewing some articles, two others have
>>> to
>>> be finished. So at least 80 % of the work has been done. - Do you still
>>> want
>>> to sell your unique pieces of art? Last december, you told me that you
>>> would
>>> have missed them after a sale...
>>> Hoping that you and your family are doing well, I send you my best
>>> regards.
>>> Gerlinde

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