La Cyropaedie ou l'histoire de Cyrus (...).

Paris, Antoine de Sommaville, 1661.

12mo. In a nice contemporary Cambridge-style mirror binding with five raised bands and richly spine. Light wear to extremities and paper-label pasted on to top of spine. Lower front hinge with hole. Occassional underlinings in text. Dampstain throughout. (48), 538, (12) pp. 

Uncommon Paris-edition of Xenophon’s Cyropaedia, a historical biography/novel of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Cyropaedia is often referred to as a mix of historical biography and philosophical literature. It presents Cyrus as an ideal ruler and leader, emphasizing his virtues, leadership qualities and methods of governance.

Order-nr.: 60969

DKK 4.000,00