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Aphorismes civill and Militarie: Aplified with with Authorities, and Exemplified with Historie, out of the first Quaterne of Fr. Guicciardine

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Aphorismes civill and Militarie: Aplified with with Authorities, and Exemplified with Historie, out of the first Quaterne of Fr. Guicciardine

by [Dallington, Sir Robert]

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Nineteenth-century olive morocco, gilt-ruled border and gilt-stamped laurel wreath on both covers, ties missing, some slight mar
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London: Imprinted [by R. Field] for Edward Blount, 1613. First edition. Woodcut printer's device on title, engraved portrait of the dedicatee Prince Charles on title verso, woodcut headpieces and decorative initials. Folio. Nineteenth-century olive morocco, gilt-ruled border and gilt-stamped laurel wreath on both covers, ties missing, some slight marginal soiling on a few leaves. First edition. Woodcut printer's device on title, engraved portrait of the dedicatee Prince Charles on title verso, woodcut headpieces and decorative initials. Folio. The author, who translated part of The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, became Master of the Charterhouse. The work is dedicated to the young Prince Charles (later King Charles I) whose youthful portrait adorns the title verso. A fine, crisp copy. STC 6197; ESTC S109203. Provenance: Earl of Winchelsea (signature on dedication page) - E.S. & H. Lloyd (engraved armorial bookplate). From the library of Robert S. Pirie with his bookplate

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
304157
Title
Aphorismes civill and Militarie: Aplified with with Authorities, and Exemplified with Historie, out of the first Quaterne of Fr. Guicciardine
Author
[Dallington, Sir Robert]
Format/binding
Woodcut printer's device on title, engraved portrait of the dedicatee Prince Charles on title verso, woodcut headpieces and deco
Book condition
Used - Nineteenth-century olive morocco, gilt-ruled border and gilt-stamped laurel wreath on both covers, ties missing, some slight mar
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Imprinted [by R. Field] for Edward Blount
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1613
Keywords
Military
Bookseller catalogs
History, Travel & Geography;

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device
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fine
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