Historie fiorentine

 Historie fiorentine
Historie fiorentine
Niccolò Machiavelli

Historie fiorentine

Florence: 1532

Vault Case DG 737 .A2 M34 1532

Gift of Hanna H. Gray.

The first edition of the official history of Florence compiled by the most important political thinker of the Italian Renaissance. In manuscript, the Historie was presented in 1525 to Giulio de' Medici (Pope Clement VII), who had commissioned it as cardinal and ruler of Florence. This copy contains a rare variant in its colophon.

Acquisition Date: 
2008