MACHIAVEL (Nicolas).

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MACHIAVEL (Nicolas).
The Prince. Preface by André SUARÈS. Paris, Jou & Bosviel, 1921. In-4°, black half-maroquin with corners, spine ribbed, gilt head, ornate cover preserved (late 20th c. binding).
First edition of the translation. Portrait of the author, lettering and other ornaments by Louis JOU.
310 copies, this one (n° 104), one of 260 on watermarked laid paper.
LOUIS JOU'S FIRST BOOK, ENTIRELY ENGRAVED BY HIS HAND, based on the translation by T'SERSTEVENS of the text of the Venetian edition of 1559.
"L'ouvrage ]... porte en lui à la fois la promesse et l'accomplissement des grands "Livres de Louis Jou" qui le suivront" (Feuille, .(37
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