Title: Huuwelyk, dat is, het gantsche beleyt des echten staats; afgedeelt in zes hooft-stukken; maeght, vryster, bruydt, vrouwe, moeder, weduwe; behelzende mede de mannelyke tegen-plichten, 1731
Author: Jacob Cats
Publisher: s'Gravenhage, P. van. Thol
An early 18th century edition of Jacob Cats’ Huuwelyk, that is, the whole policy of the real state; divided into six main pieces; maeght, vryster, bruydt, lady, mother, widow; including male counter-duties. This is one of his more famous emblematic works on marriage, with copperplate illustrations throughout.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (20)+538 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with wear and rubbing to the boards, and wear and stress to the spine and joints. There is minor foxing and staining throughout. Only half of the folding plate is present.