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Auction: Books and Maps
was auctioned on: 26 September 2017
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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$537 - US$806
Price realised:  £420
ca. US$564
Lot number 165, Views: 13

CATS, Jacob (1577-1660): Alle de Wercken. So Ouden als Nieuwe. Amsterdam, Jan Jacobsz Schipper, 1655 (two title pages are dated 1654), First Edition, and the only one published during his lifetime; 19 Works listed on verso of half-title (please see, image for titles). The general title page incorporates the author's portrait; PP: 151; 30; 15; 195; 32; 184; 266; 184; 84; 60; 24; 36; 159; Plus preliminaries. There are 12 half title pages; 7 Engraved title pages; 3 Double Page plates(one, folding); 2 Full Page portraits; Plus 386 illustrations by the greatest Dutch artists of the time including, and especially Adriaen van de Venne In total there are 1420 numbered pages, plus the preliminaries, etc. Folio (38 X 25 Cms.); bound in, near contemporary full leather with gilt decoration to spine; (chipped label); spine strengthened with an extra piece of leather to head and tail; some pages with small tears and repaired with tape; damp stain to inner margin of a number of pages;, the odd small stain; Still an impressive copy, which looks complete but sold NOT SUBJECT TO RETURN.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sworders - Fine Art Auctioneers
Title: Books and Maps
Date of the auction: 26 Sep 2017
Address: Sworders - Fine Art Auctioneers
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United Kingdom
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