Lot 24 of 145:
Campanella's Advice to the King of Spain 1659  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
His Advice to the King of Spain for Attaining the Universal Monarchy of the World. Particularly concerning England, Scotland and Ireland, how to raise division between King and Parliament, to alter the government from a kingdome to a commonwealth. Thereby embroiling England in civil war to divert the English from disturbing the Spaniard in bringing the Indian treasure into Spain...
Author:
Campanella, Thomas, An Italian Friar and Second Machiavel.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Philemon Stephens
Date:
1659
Description:
[xiv], 232 pp. (4to) 7¼x5½, modern calf rebinding with original front cover retained, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. First Edition. A reissue of the 1654 first edition with new title page and 6 page preface by William Prynne. "Contains a curious account of the Spanish King’s dominions in America, and the treasure he draws from them, etc." (Sabin). Wing (2nd edition) C400; Sabin 10199.
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Condition:
Some light wear to edges of front cover; early ink notes on front free endpaper and title page, some light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
197160
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