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      Sale 2438 | Lot 179
      Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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      • Sale 2438 Lot 179

        MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLĂ’. Le Prince. French translation by Jacques Gohory. Woodcut portrait of the author on a7v. [8], 64 leaves. bound after his: Les Discours . . . sur la premiere decade de Tite Live, dez l'edification de la ville. French translation by Jacques Gohory. [8], 179 [i. e., 280], [11] (of [12]) leaves, including penultimate leaf with woodcut portrait of the author on recto; lacks final blank. Together, 2 volumes in one. 8vo, 163x109 mm, 19th-century 1/4 leather, spine quite worn; contents toned, short clean tear in A4, occasional early underscoring and marginalia, and stain in blank outer margin of last few leaves in Le Prince, dark stains on title and small piece missing from fore edge in Les Discours. Paris: Robert Le Mangnier, 1571; 1571

        Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

        first gohory edition of Il Principe, the third translation into French, bound with the second complete edition in French of the Discorsi. Bertelli & Innocenti (16th Century) 149, 148; Gerber III, 34 and 24.


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