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      Sale 2438 | Lot 174
      Price Realized: $7,500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2438 Lot 174

        GUEVARA, ANTONIO DE. The Dial of Princes. English translation by Sir Thomas North. [20], 165; 101, 103-173, [24] 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.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,500