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The good govern. LASTANOSA. Oracolo manuale...

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The good govern. LASTANOSA. Oracolo manuale...
 LASTANOSA, Vincencio Juan de. Oracolo manuale e arte di prudenza cauata dagl'aforismi, che si discorrono nell'opre di Lorenzo Gratiano mandalo in luce D. Vincenzo Giouanni de Lastanosa in Lisbona nell'officina di Enrico Valento de' Oliuiera l'anno 1657. Tradotta dalla lingua spagnuola nell'italiana l'anno 1670. E dedicato a' signori collegiali di Parma. In Parma, per Mario Vigna, 1670.

16mo, 128x73 mm, rare contemporary full vellum binding with blinding tool of floreal coats of arm on the covers and corners, handwritten title on spine, sprayed edges. Pp. [8], 297, [7]. Halftitle, titlepage, woodcut initials, round and italic. Handwritten index of 3 pages at the end. Very nice specimen.

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First Italian edition. Splendid work with 298 aphorisms that illustrate the psychology of the man of the court: a treatise on political art, a classic handbook with valuable advice for the courtier, who teaches how to make a career and avoid danger. Lorenzo Gratiano is the pseudonym of Baltasar Gracián, friend of the author.
tue 1 December 2020
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