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    Sale 2521 | Lot 38
    Price Realized: $2,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2521 Lot 38

      CAMPANELLA, TOMMASO. PhilosophiƦ rationalis partes quinque. Woodcut diagrams in text. [10], 152; [2], 491 [i. e., 397], [1]; 258, [2] pages. 3 volumes in one. 4to, 215x160 mm, contemporary limp boards, spine darkened and soiled; contents toned with generally light to moderate foxing, old inscription and stamp on general title, dampstain in outer margin of pages 385-410 in Volume 2, clean tear in Y4 in Volume 3. Paris: Jean Du Bray, 1638

      Estimate $500 - 750

      first edition of a philosophical treatise on grammar, logic, rhetoric, poetics, and historiography, published the year before Campanella's death. His notion of philosophical or general grammar influenced the attempt to construct a universal language in John Wilkins's 1668 Essay towards a Real Character. DSB XV, 68-70.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,500