Xenophontis De Cyre Institutione Libri octo

1674

Additus est Index rerum emorabilium. Original full calf binding, blind stamped decorative boards, raised bands to the spine. Spine a little worn but still an attractive copy, would be very good but rear board detached. Contents in excellent clean bright condition, remarkably well preserved. Two part edition featuring half greek and half latin text, edited by Leunclavis, a well-known 16th century Xenophon scholar. Xenophon was an ancient Greek Philosopher, and this a fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, a satirical work portraying the way the general public blindly follows its leader. An important influence on Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’. 164 + [10] index [1] [4]pp publishers catalogue.

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