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Lot nr:1050
Book nr:32174
Author:SAAVEDRA FAJARDO, Diego de (1584-1648)
Title:Idea de un Principe Politico Christiano representada en cien empresas
Publisher:en casa de Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen
Description:In-4?, [20], 791-[1] pp. Engraved title page, one preliminary and one finale device and 101 devices in the body of the work. Paper browned, foxing, wormholes at the end. Full vellum binding, blue edges, morocco title piece on spine, wormholes in lower board
Note:Ref. Peeters Fontainas n?1153; Praz 483 ; Landwehr Romanic 655. The first edition was printed in Monaco in 1640. Discourses on how to conduct oneself as a Christian ruler originally intended for the Spanish infante Baltasar son of King Philip IV. Each new chapter is introduced by an emblem with a Latin motto announcing the theme
Price:€180 - €260
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