[Emblem Book] Ouderdom, buyten leven, en hof gedachten, op zorg-vliet

Price: 985.00 USD

t' Amsterdam: Abrah[am] van der Putte, 1728. Made-up volume of 7 various works, each separately paginated, by the Dutch statesman and poet, with an engraved frontispiece to the first work; a total of 63 emblematic half-page text plates of Dance of Death scenes and of court and country life, mostly by or after Adriaan van de Venne; 2 full-page engravings and 2 folding plates by C.V. Dalen after Van de Venne. 16mo; [14], 246, [2]pp; [bound with] Hof gedachten, Dat is, invallende by gelegendheyd of op 't gesichte van boomen, planten, bloemen, kruyden, en diergelyke aardgewassen, 94, [2]pp; Invallende gedachten, op voorvallende gelegentheden, 82pp; Koninglyke herderin, Aspasia, blyeyndig spel; 86 pp. Afbeeldinge van 't huwelyck, en 't geen daer omtrent is, onder de gedaante van een fuyck, 32 pp; Doodkiste voor de levendige, of zinnebeelden uyt Gods woord, 205, [3]pp; Tachtig jarig leven, huyshoudinge en bedenkingen op zorgvlied, 46pp. Period half-calf, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands ruled in gilt and a title label lettered in gilt; lacking the rear FEP. Spotting and age-toning throughout, some pages well-thumbed and slightly soiled, with a neat archival repair to one plate, else Very Good or better. Very Good +.


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