De Republica, Lib. VII, Interprete & Enarratore Jo. Genesio Sepulveda...Quibusiam Adiecti Sunt. Kyriaci Strozae, De Repub. Lib. Duo...Nonus et Decimus...

Cologne: In Officina Birckmannica, Sumptibus Arnoldi Mylii, 1601. Second edition edited by the Spanish humanist and theologian Juan Gines de Sepulveda (1490-1574). The first edition appeared in Paris over fifty years earlier, in 1601. Sepulveda's commentary is on the first eight books of the Republica; the commentary on Books 9 and 20 is by Ciriaco Strozzi (1504-1565), who was professor of Greek at the Universities of Bologna and Pisa. Binding lightly soiled and stained, with small circular piece missing near foot of spine. Text lightly browned. Mid-twentieth-century ink donor's inscription on front free endpaper. A good copy. Contemporary limp vellum with numeral in ink on spine. Quarto. [7], [1, blank]. 453 pp. Woodcut device on title; decorative woodcut initials. Item #16096

Both this and the first edition are rare: OCLC reports fourteen copies of the first, eleven in North America. Of the present edition, it reports only three copies, two in North America (the University of Illinois and Miami).

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