Machiavel's Discourses upon the First Decade of T. Livius, Translated out of the Italian. To which is added his Prince
Publisher: Printed for Charles Harper, London, 1674
Used. Rare second collected edition in English of The Prince and the Discourses on Livy, translated by Edward Dacres, Machiavelli's first English translator, with engraved frontispiece portrait of Machiavelli. Octavo, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, morocco spine label, with frontispiece portrait of Machiavelli,
Covers poor (please see accompanying images) with torn leather and damage to spine, hence the lower price. Opening pages loose. Pen and pencil markings, to opening pages, although the text is clear and generally good with nothing loose past opening pages, front and back. Would benefit from sympathetic rebinding.