Lot 138 of 338:
Elzevier's Hobbes, 1647  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Elementa Philosophica de Cive
Author:
Hobbes, Thomas
Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Ludovicum Elzevirium
Date:
1647
Description:

[44], 403 pp. Engraved pictorial title-page. (12mo) 11.9x7 cm (4¾x3¾"), bound in mid-twentieth century crushed morocco, spine tooled in gilt, lettered in gilt on maroon morocco spine label, raised bands.

Elzevier published three variants in 1647 with differing pagination. The present copy does not include the portrait of Hobbes or the verses by Bruno.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Front hinge cracked, first few leaves starting, a few sprung pages, margins at gutter tight; very good.
 
Item number:
304768a
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