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Niccolo Machiavelli


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Niccolo Machiavelli : The works of Nicholas Machiavel, secretary of state to the republic of Florence. Newly Translated from the Originals; Illustrated with Notes, Anecdotes, Dissertations, and the Life of Machiavel, Never before published; And Several New Plans ....

[Marginalia]: several pencil and ink annotations (some fading to illegibility) throughout text, usually of the form of a marked item within the text followed by annotation in the margin example(1) p.542 (v.1. The Prince chpt. VI) against the footnote "r" on religion and armed conflict is the marginal note "NB The hindoo religion refutes Machiavel's position"; (2)p. 690 (v.1. The Prince chpt XXV) has the marginal note "his Majesty first defined the word chance or fortune" against the translator's note "o".

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: John Drummond Erskine      Print: Book


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