Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 76

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 8,000
Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527)
The Works.

London: Printed for J. S., to be sold by Robert Boulter, 1675.

First English edition, translated into English by Henry Neville (1620-1694), folio, bound in full speckled calfskin, decorated with blind-tooled panel design in keeping with the late 17th century style; red gilt-lettered label to spine; original edges left untrimmed and unwashed; title page discolored along bottom outside corner with some slight loss repaired on verso, affecting the following several signatures to a diminishing degree; loss to bottom blank margin page 219/220; other minor stray short tears and slight marginal losses; with the three leaf catalogue of books printed for John Starkey present after the text; 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.

Wing M-128; ESTC R180243.

Ex libris Christopher Clark Geest (1936-2023)