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Pietra del Paragone Politico

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Stock Code 103737

'Cosmopoli' [Leiden], for Cornelio Last, 1675

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Probably one of a number of spurious, pirated imprints derived from Elzevir's edition of several years earlier. Trajano Boccalini (1556-1613) authored two notoriously satirical works, Ragguagli di Parnaso, published in 1612, and this work, a satirical attack on the Spaniards, first published in 1615 under the 'Cosmopoli' imprint.

12mo (135 x 80 mm.); engraved title possibly after Romeyn de Hooghe, 7 engraved plates, first plate with some loss to fore-edge margin, later ownership markings and labels to front pastedown and fly-leaf, stitching pulling with some separating to contents; contemporary calf, rebacked in old sheep, with later spine label, rubbed, edge wear, upper hinge pulled with some wear to head of spine; [A1 engraved title], A2-[I10] pp.3-212pp., final blank.
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Provenance: Book label 'From the Collection of E. P. Jacobsen', and others.

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Pietra del Paragone Politico

BOCCALINI, Trajano.

Stock code: 103737

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