Apr 08, 2021 - Sale 2563

Sale 2563 - Lot 79

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527)
I Discorsi, [bound with] Il Prencipe.

Palermo: Appresso gli Heredi d'Antoniello degli Antonielli [i.e. London: John Wolfe], 1584.

Octavo, same imprint and woodcut printer's devices on both titles, both false imprints; text printed in Italian, in italic type throughout; contemporary or near-contemporary marginal notes in English in the first few leaves of the first work (slightly cropped); bound in 17th century full calf, worn, boards detached, trimmed a bit close, 6 x 4 in.

I: STC 17159; ESTC S106978; II: STC 17167; both titles rare at auction.