MORAL EMBLEMS with Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of all Ages and Nations from Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie. With illustrations freely rendered, from designs found in their works, by John Leighton. The whole translated and edited, with additions, by Richard Pigot
London, Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer 3rd edition 1865 Woodengravings (122 incl frontis & titlepage vignette +60 large +60 tailpieces) by John Leighton, Green et al. after Adriaen Van de Venne (1589-1662). . Small folio (186x266mm) blue gilt morocco (tips sl.worn, hinges tender) both covers gilt, all edges gilt; bound by Riviere. xvi;241pp marbled endpapers, first & last binder's leaves only foxed; text & illustrations very clean, crisp & tight. Text in ruled borders bearing maxims etc, with lovely circular engravings for which Cats was famous, re-engraved by John Leighton.
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