Item #017310 The Refin'd Courtier Or A Correction Of Several Indecencies Crept into Civil Conversation. Giovanni Della Cassa.
The Refin'd Courtier Or A Correction Of Several Indecencies Crept into Civil Conversation.

The Refin'd Courtier Or A Correction Of Several Indecencies Crept into Civil Conversation.

London: J G for R Royston, 1663. 1st Edition. 12mo. Full Calf. Pp. [24], 262. [2- new books]. Full later calf. First English translation by Nathaniel Walker of the famous Italian work on the courtier by Giovanni Della Casa, (1503-1556). Walker notes in his comments to the reader that it is part a translation or paraphrase and that he has 'but mean knowledge of Italian', and admits to adding and enlarging to create a virtually new book. A very nice copy of the rare first edition of this work. Very Good. Item #017310

Price: $1,710.00 NZD

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