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De Republica Anglorum. A Discourse on the Commonwealth of England. Edited by L. Alston, with a Preface by F. W. Maitland

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Thomas Smith (1513-1577), who had a chair of Civil Law at the University of Cambridge, and was Ambassador in France from 1562 to 1566, wrote this very well known discourse on the Commonwealth of England around 1565, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, but the original text (published only after his death, in 1583) has often been misquoted from a variety of editions, both in Latin and English. This new edition offers a reproduction of the publication by Henrie Midleton, for Gregorie Seton, 1583, in english language. liii+210 pages. With three Appendices on the various early editions, including the first Latin translation, and some of their textual variants. Bound in red cloth on hard boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. The spine is sunned. No dust jacket. In very good condition

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Author(s):
Smith, Sir Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5 " x 7 1/2"
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
De Republica Anglorum. A Discourse on the Commonwealth of England. Edited by L. Alston, with a Preface by F. W. Maitland

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Thomas Smith (1513-1577), who had a chair of Civil Law at the University of Cambridge, and was Ambassador in France from 1562 to 1566, wrote this very well known discourse on the Commonwealth of England around 1565, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, but the original text (published only after his death, in 1583) has often been misquoted from a variety of editions, both in Latin and English. This new edition offers a reproduction of the publication by Henrie Midleton, for Gregorie Seton, 1583, in english language. liii+210 pages. With three Appendices on the various early editions, including the first Latin translation, and some of their textual variants. Bound in red cloth on hard boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. The spine is sunned. No dust jacket. In very good condition

Author(s):
Smith, Sir Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5 " x 7 1/2"
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
De Republica Anglorum. A Discourse on the Commonwealth of England. Edited by L. Alston, with a Preface by F. W. Maitland

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