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Machiavelli, Nicolo (1469-1527) Tutte le Opere.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Machiavelli, Nicolo (1469-1527) Tutte le Opere. [Geneva: Pierre Aubert & Pierre Chouet, 17th century, but dated], 1550.
Quarto, counterfeit edition, called the "testina" edition of the works of Machiavelli in five parts, with woodcut portrait of the author on the title, in 17th century calf boards, rebacked, boards scratched, later endleaves, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Property from the estate of Sir Alasdair Munro of Lindertis, Bt.
Estimate $300-400

*2, a4, A-Z4, Aa-Xx4, **2, a-o4, p2, a4, e4 (e4 blank and present),a-z4,aa-pp4, aaa-xxx4, aaaa-xxx4, yyy2 (yyy3 blank and present). With the double-page woodcut and typographical diagrams of troop formations.

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Pierre Aubert, Pierre Chouet, Alasdair Munro, Bt