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Book Description

[40], 844, [88] pages with 100 engraved illustrations in text. Lacking the engraved title page which would have had the publisher's details and date., also lacking the engraved portrait of the author. Apparently a reissue of the first edition which was published in 1651. The Summa de la tasa on page 6 of the first section is dated 8 March 1653. Some pages misnumbered. Tear into the text from the lower margin on pages 445/6 but without loss. Damp staining, mainly light, throughout. Ink owner's name to the title page. Staining to the margins of pages at the rear. Leaf Ooo5 is soiled. There is a paper fault or tear within the page to pages 71/2 of the unnumbered indexes at the rear. In the original limp vellum, ink title to the spine. The vellum is stained and browned. Lacks the leather ties. Tears to the paper on the inner side of the vellum.
Author Juan de Solorzano Pereira
Date [ 1653 ]
Binding Full vellum
Publisher [ Madrid: In typographia Domin. Garciae Morras ]
Condition Good

Price: £950.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

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