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Sale 2438 | Lot 174
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Sale 2438 Lot 174
GUEVARA, ANTONIO DE. The Dial of Princes. English translation by Sir Thomas North. , 165; 101, 103-173,  leaves; lacks blank 2E4. Folio, 275x187 mm, 19th-century vellum boards, covers slightly warped, front joint cracked, cords intact; Contemporary signature of Willelmus de Sancto Claro on title verso; dampstaining in blank upper outer corners at beginning and end with paper corrosion, opening leaves somewhat toned and soiled, occasional marginal soiling. 19th-century armorial bookplate of the Earl of Dalhousie on front pastedown. London: Richard Tottill and Thomas Marshe, 1568
Estimate $3,000 - 5,000
Second edition of the 1557 translation of Guevara's 1529 Relox de Príncipes, a treatise on the education and ideal conduct of princes revised and enlarged from his earlier biographical novel on Marcus Aurelius. Palau 110189; STC 12428.