Contemporary calf, ornately stamped in gilt; 2 volumes, folio (278 x 434 mm); pp. , 666, ; , 390, , 393-608, 61, ; with half-titles, 2 engraved title-pages, 2 portraits of Cats and Anna Maria Schurman, 3 double-page plates, and numerous emblems and illustrations in text. Original calf just a bit dry. Volume 1 rebacked, with original backstrip laid down; corners expertly restored. Volume 2 spine tips and corners restored; lacks C2. Occasional faint marginal dampstain, but overall internally nice and bright. Cats (1577-1660) was a Dutch poet, humorist, jurist, and politician. He is best remembered for his emblem books, as this lavish set makes clear. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Alle de Wercken, soo Oude als Nieuwe. De ...
Publisher: Daniel van den Dalen, et al / Willem van de Water
Publication Date: 1700
Book Condition: Very Good+
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