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Cats, Jacob, 1577-1660

Alle de wercken, so ouden als nieuvven / van de Heer Jacob Cats, oudt Raedtpensionaris van Hollandt, &c. ; doorgaens vermeerdert, en achter met des autheurs tachtigh-jarigh leven, huyshoudinge en bedenckingen op zorgh-vliet.

Additional Title(s):

Added engraved t.p. has title: Al de werken van I. Cats

Works. 1658

t'Amsterdam : By Jan Jacobsz Schipper, 1658.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, portrait ; 41 cm (folio)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 31
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added title page engraved by Michiel Mosyn.
A collected folio edition of the works of Cats in 22 parts; with approximately 420 engraved illustrations.
Individual works in this set have separate title pages, with imprint dates ranging from 1655-1657. However, the entire set has a single table of contents.
Vol. 1: [20], 164, [20], 26, [2], [27]-30, [4], 15, [5], 195, [7], [2], 52, [8], 180 pages; vol. 2: [16], 192, [12], 193-265 [i.e. 261], [7], [8], 74, 6, 81-104, 34, [2], 40 [i.e. 42], [6], 3-108, [8], 64, 12 pages.
Vol. 2: p. 261 of 4th count incorrectly numbered 265; page numbers 39 and 40 repeated in 12th count. There are several other errors in the numbering of individual pages.
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, C19
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, with green silk ties. Some of the illustrations are illuminated with gold or silver. Autograph: Abrahami Dolins ... 1668 ... Amsterdam.
Subject Terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Dolins, Abraham -- Autograph.
Emblem books, Dutch.
Emblems -- Early works to 1800.
Proverbs, Dutch -- Early works to 1800.
Emblem books.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1658.
Schipper, Jan Jacobsz, printer.
Mosyn, Michiel, engraver.

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