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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    MACCHIAVELLI, Niccolò (1469-1527). Historie. Venice: Aldine Press, 1540. 8° (151 x 96mm). Woodcut device on title and last page. 18th-century Italian vellum, red morocco lettering piece on spine (somewhat soiled). Provenance: George Atkin, Sheffield (19th-century signature) -- J.M. Doble, 1881 (bookplate) -- Yale duplicate (according to a pencilled note on an endpaper). First Aldine edition. Renouard 119/2.

    Price Realised  

    MACCHIAVELLI, Niccolò (1469-1527). Historie. Venice: Aldine Press, 1540. 8° (151 x 96mm). Woodcut device on title and last page. 18th-century Italian vellum, red morocco lettering piece on spine (somewhat soiled). Provenance: George Atkin, Sheffield (19th-century signature) -- J.M. Doble, 1881 (bookplate) -- Yale duplicate (according to a pencilled note on an endpaper). First Aldine edition. Renouard 119/2.


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