Drebbel has regularly been referred to over the years. Here is a compilation.
Cornelis Drebbel himself hasn't published many books or letters.
Almost all what we know about his life and works is founded on
third-party biographies, publications and reports. Texts related
to his creations or innovations can be found in the corresponding
The underlying dossier on the contrary is intended to present these
references in different contexts. In a first instance we have made a
compilation of all the biographies. Secondly we listed many of the
references to Drebbel in a chronological order. Finally we collected
information about Drebbel today. We think it helps to illustrate the
ups and downs of Drebbel's fame over the ages.