Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
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Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats

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Title: Alle de Wercken, 1664-1665. The Works of Jacob Cats
Author: Jacob Cats
Publisher: T’Amsterdam, By Jan Jacobsz Schipper
Condition: Very Good

A richly illustrated mid 17th century edition of the Works of Jacob Cats, compiling his major works including Sinne- en Minne-Beelden: Selfstryt: Tooneel der Mannelyke Agtbaarheydt, Houwelick, dat is, het gantsche Beleyt des Echten-Staets, Spiegel van den Ouden en Nieuwen Tijdt, 's Werelts Begin, Midden, Eynde, Beslooten in den Trou-ringh, met den Proef-steen van den selven, and Ouderdom, Buyten-leven, En Hof-gedachten, op Sorghvliet.

There are several engraved title pages, and hundreds of in-text engravings. The main title page is lacking

17th century Dutch poet, jurist, and even politician for a period, Jacob Cats is now most well known for his emblematic poetical and moralistic books, with numerous editions published from the 17th to 19th century. Many of the sources’ Cats draws inspiration from include the Bible, various classics and authors such as Boccaccio and Cervantes.

Five works bound into one vellum volume in quarto, (14)+120+(18)+32+(4)+14+(8), (2)+202+(8)+36, (8)+175, (12)+276, (10)+76+(2)+32+(6)+26+(6)+26+10+(4)+82 pages

This volume is in very good shape, with some rubbing and staining to the binding, with cracking to the top of the spine. there are marginal restorations to the first few leaves. There is some foxing and staining throughout.