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Smith, Sir Thomas: The Common-Wealth ( Commonwealth ) of England
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Smith, Sir Thomas: The Common-Wealth ( Commonwealth ) of England
Smith, Sir Thomas; The Common-Wealth ( Commonwealth ) of England, and Manner of Government Thereof.
LONDON, JOHN WINDET, 1589 FIRST, LEATHERBOUND
Overall Condition is: Very Fine Gift Quality
preserved in a slipcase, gilt on spine, all edges gilt, pages age toned but clean, ribbed spine, gilt line border on both boards, gilt floral patern on all three edges of boards, expertly rebound circa 1940 Very early and important description of the details of the mechanisms of government. Originally published 1589. It will be of value to anyone with an interest in Smiths writings and the nature of Elizabethan government. Smith was Chancellor of the Order of the Garter. The work was written from 1562 to 1565, when Smith was Elizabeths ambassador to France. Smith s pioneering study of the English social, judicial and political systems.
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