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73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73 2394 Bindings Pentateuch Bindery  Cats J
73/2394 [Bindings. Pentateuch Bindery]. Cats, J. (Works). Middelb. etc., various publishers, 1618-1661, 25 parts in 9 vols., late 18th cent. unif. treecalf, w. gilt central ornament w. crown within richly gilt tooled border w. vegetal motif, ribbed spine w. richly gilt compartments, yellow mor. letterpiece and oval green mor. inlay pieces, gilt boardedges, chintz endpapers.

- All vols. bookblock sl. cut short, no loss of text; 1 plate and 2 ills. mounted; occas. some offsetting from plates on opposite page; vol. I and II partly sl. browned; vol. IV (sl. cut short) contemp. annots. on engr. title; vol. VII a few lvs. profesionally restored w. paper in blank margin. A superb set in a very attractive binding.

= Central ornament by the PENTATEUCH BINDERY, Amsterdam (cf. Storm van Leeuwen pp. 410-436), other tools unidentified. Comprises:

I. Silenus alcibiadis, sive proteus Vitae humanae ideam, Emblemate trifariàm variato, oculis subijciens (Middelb., J. Hellenius, 1618, 2 parts, 2 diff. engr. titles after A. VAN DE VENNE, num. large circular ills.); Maechden-plicht ofte ampt der ionck-vrouwen, in eerbaer liefde, aen-ghewesen door sinne-beelden (ibid., H. vander Hellen, 1618, mounted engr. plate, num. large (mostly circular) ills.); Tooneel van de mannelicke achtbaerheyt (ibid., H. vander Hellen for J.P. van de Venne, 1622, large woodcut title-vign. and headpiece, 4 large engr. ills.); [Greek]: Kerkuraia maztix, Satyra. Dat is, 't costelick mal (ibid., idem, 1622, large woodcut title-vign., large engr. ill.); Batava tempe. Dat is 't voor-hout van 's Graven-hage (ibid., idem, 1622, large woodcut title-vign., large engr. ill.)

II. Zeeusche nachtegael, ende des selfs dryderly gesang (Middelb., J.P. van de Venne, 1623, 8 engr ills. (1x full-p.), large woodcut title-vign. and headpiece); Tafereel van sinne-mal (ibid., idem, 1623, 7 large engr. ills., large woodcut title-vign. and headpiece); A. vande Vennes Tafereel van de Belachende werelt (The Hague, "Gedruckt voor den Autheur", 1635, 12 large engr. ills. (2x mounted), large woodcut title-vign. and headpiece);

III. Houwelyck. Dat is De gansche gelegentheyt des Echten staets (Middelb., J.P. van de Venne, 1625, 6 parts, engr. title to the 3rd part and 6 large ills. after A. VAN DE VENNE, woodcut title-vign. head- and tailpieces);

IV. Proteus ofte Minne-beelden Verandert in Sinne-beelden (Rott., V. van Waesberge, 1627, engr. title, num. large engr. ills. by "JS"); Emblemata, In linguam Anglicam transfusa (n.pl., n.publ., n.d., num. large emblematic ills.); Galathe ofte harder minne-klachte (n.pl., n.publ., n.d., 2 engr. fold. portraits (1 w. tiny tear into image), 4 ills.); Self-stryt. Dat is Krachtighe beweginghe van Vlees ende Gheest (Middelb., H. vander Hellen for J.P. vande Venne, 1621, engr. title after A. VAN DE VENNE, large woodcut title-vign., 4 engr. ills.);

V. Ouderdom, buyten-leven, en hof-gedachten, op Sorgh-vliet (Amst., J.J. Schipper, 1656, engr. title, plate, large ills. after A. VAN DE VENNE); Hof-gedachten, Dat is, invallen, by gelegentheyt of op 't gesichte van Boomen, Planten, Bloemen, Kruyden en diergelijcke Aerdt-gewassen (ibid., idem, 1655, large engr. ills.); Doot-kiste voor de Levendige, of Sinne-beelden uyt Godes Woordt (n.pl., n.publ., n.d., engr. fold. plate and num. large ills. (1x full-p., sl. cut short) after A. VAN DE VENNE);

VI. Iohannis de Brunes I.C. Emblemata of Sinne-werck (Amst., J.J. Schipper, 1661, engr. title, num. (large) engr. ills);

VII. Spiegel Van den Ouden ende Nieuwen Tijdt (The Hague, I. Burchoorn, 1632, 3 parts, engr. portrait of the author after M. MIEREVELD, num. large ills. after A. VAN DE VENNE and T. MATHAM); Spreucken ende Spreeck-woorden (n.pl., n.publ., n.d., 2 large engr. ills.);

VIII. 's Werelts begin, midden, eynde, besloten in den trou-ringh, met den proef-steen van den selven (Amst., M. van Ravesteyn for E. Cloppenburgh, 1643, 3 parts, engr. double-p. title after A. VAN DE VENNE, 2 plates, num. large ills. (mostly) after A. VAN DE VENNE, woodcut historiated initials and tailpieces); Lof-sangh op het geestelick houwelick van Godes sone (n.pl., n.publ., n.d., 6 large engr. ills. after I. OLIS and A. VAN DE VENNE, woodcut historiated initials and tailpieces);

IX. Koningklyke herderin Aspasia, blyeyndig-spel (Amst., J.J. Schipper, n.d., engr. fold. title, large woodcut title-vign.); Afbeeldinge van 't huwelyck (ibid., idem, n.d.); Gedachten op slapeloose nachten (Leyden, J. van der Deyster, 1732, 8th ed., engr. title by J. GOEREE, div. title, num. textills.). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXV.

€ (8.000-10.000) 8000