CARDAN, Jérôme, (CARDANI, Hieronymi). Arcana politica, sive de prudentia civili liber singularis.
Leyde, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1635.
24mo (110x59 mm), (16)-608 pages. binding : Contemporary full overlapping vellum, flat spine with manuscript lettering. A tear with a lack of paper on margin of pages 13-14. One joint splitting on 3,5 cm and hinges spitting.
Second Elzevir edition.
This book by Jérôme Cardan was first published in 1627 with the title "Proxeneta", which means "the negotiator".
It deals with political life and court, household management, academia, and intellectual pursuits.
references: Willems .
Price : 150 €