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Sinnreiche Werke und Gedichte, Aus dem Niederlandischen ubersetzt (Six parts in three volumes), Cats, Jacob
1 Cats, Jacob Sinnreiche Werke und Gedichte, Aus dem Niederlandischen ubersetzt (Six parts in three volumes)
Hamburg Thomas von Wierings 1710 - 1714 Full Vellum Very Good 
An emblem book from a Dutch master! 8vo. Abundantly illustrated, with 39 engraved plates, eight of which are folding and 168 text engravings. The set includes Cats' most famous and beloved works, some of which became deeply etched into the national consciousness, including "Sinn und Liebes=Bildern", "Josephs Selbst Streit", Der Mannlichen Achtbarkeit", "Heuraht", "Galathea", "Spiegel der alten und neuen Zeit", "Frau=Ring" containing "Der Welt Anfang/Mittel und Ende", "Alterthum/Land und Garten=Leben", "Aspasia", Primarily in German, with some Latin. Some soiling to the contemporary vellum, which nonetheless is bright and attractive. A few trivial closed tears, and minor cracking to the spine(s). All volumes tight and generally clean. 
Price: 3750.00 USD
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Het Voorhof der Ziele, De Hooghe, Romein, illustrator.  Hoogstraeten, Frans Van
2 De Hooghe, Romein, illustrator. Hoogstraeten, Frans Van Het Voorhof der Ziele
Rotterdam Fransois van Hoogstraeten 1668 Full Vellum Very Good 
4to. 18.5 by 14 cm. [16], 199, [9] pp. With title and 60 additional high Baroque copper engravings, slightly over half-page in size, by de Hooghe. Landwehr 325. Each emblem with a Dutch caption and either Latin or Spanish (one in Italian) caption as well, followed by Dutch verse. The title might be translated as "Fore-court of Souls". This was the first book illustrated by de Hooghe. Contemporary or near contemporary vellum. Large tornado shaped stain on rear board top to bottom. A few more modest stains elsewhere on binding, and some light soiling. Occasional stains within. One leaf with big bite out of margin, not touching text. Several leaves in beginning and end with rough edges. Otherwise predominantly clean beyond expected age toning. 
Price: 2800.00 USD
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Vorsteliicke Warande der Dieren. De Helden Godes des Ouwden Verbonds.  De Heerlyckheyd van Salomon.  Hierusalem Verwoest.  De Vernieuwde Gulden Winckel der Kunstlievende Nederlands. (Five works bound in one), Van den Vondel, Joost.  Emblems by Marcus Gheeraerts, G. de Jode, etc.
3 Van den Vondel, Joost. Emblems by Marcus Gheeraerts, G. de Jode, etc. Vorsteliicke Warande der Dieren. De Helden Godes des Ouwden Verbonds. De Heerlyckheyd van Salomon. Hierusalem Verwoest. De Vernieuwde Gulden Winckel der Kunstlievende Nederlands. (Five works bound in one)
Amsterdam D. Pietersz 1617-1622 First Edition (except the last work which is a second) Full Calf Very Good 
Vorsteliicke Warande with 125 half-page copper engraved emblem plates; De Helden Godes, with vignette title and 38 copper engraved biblical emblems; De Wiernieuwde Gulden Winckel with vignette title and 73 half-page copper engraved biblical emblems. The two other works with vignett title and letterpieces. Emblems of Vorteliicke Warande especially charming, with most portraying animals with anthropomorphic brio. Landwehr 886, 877. This set has bookplate from Landwehr and was his personal copy. Calf spine dry and rough. Joints dry, rubbed and cracked. Interior is tight and attractive. 
Price: 8500.00 USD
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