Della Scienza chiamata Cavalleresca. Scipione Veronese, marchese di Maffei.
Della Scienza chiamata Cavalleresca

Della Scienza chiamata Cavalleresca

Venice: Luigi Pavino, 1712. Second Edition. Hardcover. [20], 417, [34]p, 2 decorative woodcut initials. Printed in italics and Roman. Although ex-college library (bookplate, perforated stamp on title page), a very good sturdy copy in old vellum (old stain, soil). Early ink notes on front endpaper. Good. Item #26459

First published in 1710. A three-part treatise on the virtues of societal meritocracy, by the Enlightenment philosopher, dramatist, soldier, archaeologist, antiquarian, and Fellow of the Royal Society. Presented in the guise of a treatise on chivalry. (WorldCat locates very few copies in the U.S.) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $150.00

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