The Prince and The Discourses (Modern Library #65.3)


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The Italian Renaissance diplomat/philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli is famous for advocating treachery and deception as tools for a ruler to effect positive results. This Modern Library reprint edition with a translation of "The Prince" by Luigi Ricci, revised by E. R. P. Vincent; "Discourses" translated by Christian E. Detmold. With an introduction by Max Lerner. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on blue spine & green cover blocks / dark topstain / grey Kent endpapers / lacks the dust jacket. Likely published c.1944 (though 1940 date appears in book). ML #65.3. --- With inkings and pencilings scattered through the text, a missing half title page and prior owner's signature to front paste-down; else a sound, tightly-bound copy.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xlvi, 540, (6, ads) pages

Title: The Prince and The Discourses (Modern Library #65.3)

Author Name: MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò

Location Published: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1944]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Categories: >>Modern Library Editions, >>History, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought, >>Politics

Stock No.: 87091