CATS, Jacob (1577-1660)
Alle de Wercken
Amsterdam and The Hague: Johannes Ratelband, 1726. 2 volumes, folio. Engraved title, two engraved portraits and numerous engraved plates and illustrations. Small hole in the title-page.
Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked
The emblematic work of Father Cats.
Known to the Dutch as "Father Cats," Jacob Cats (1577-1660) was one of the most popular authors of the golden age of Dutch literature and is best known for his emblematic works. This beautiful and richly illustrated edition of the emblematic work of Cats, includes plates engraved by J. Swelinc, J. Matham, D Van Bremden, W. Hondius, C. van Dalen and J. Goeree to A. van de Venne, and others.