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.