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    Pedro de Ribadeneyra. Tratado de la Religion y Virtudes que deue tener el Principe Christiano, para gouernar y conseruar sus estados. Contra lo que Nicolas Machiauelo y los Politicos deste tiempo enseñan. Madrid: P. Madrigal, 1595. First edition. Quarto. (7.5 x 5 inches; 190.5 x 127 mm). 560, [9, tables and errata], [1, blank] pages with inconsistent pagination and signature collation. Errata by Juan Vasquez de Marmol. Illustrated with woodcuts. Contemporary vellum with black calligraphic spine lettering. Modern endpapers and flyleaves. Internally generally clean; (washed?) manuscript text to title page washed (?) and partially effaced, professional repair to top margin of title page, some professional restorations throughout, moderate foxing, minor ink notations throughout, edges untrimmed. Treatise on the moral education of the Christian prince, directed specifically against Machiavelli and his work "Il Principe" and addressed to Prince Phillip the III of Spain, "Dirigido al Principe de España D. Felipe nuestro señor." Very good. Rare.

    More Information: Pagination errors: 28 listed 29, 85 listed 81, 127 listed 129, 155 listed 165, 177 listed 167, 208 listed 202 246-247 listed 256-257, 254 and 255 reversed, 281 listed 781, 290 listed 092, 302-303 listed 202-203, 512 listed 412, 515 listed 415, jump from 528 to 531.


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    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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