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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 131

1632 HEBREW REPUBLIC BINDING: ELZEVIR DE REPUBLICA HEBRAEORUM ANTIQUE VELLUM

Estimate: $438 - $500

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Year/Century: 17th century
Language: Latin
Subject: History
Binding: Vellum
Description: Petrus Cunaeus. Libri III of De Republica Hebraeorum, Novissima Ed. Leyden: Elzevir, 1632; genuine vellum with graphic engraving on title Dimensions: 2.5 by 4.5 inches; excellent binding with the manuscript title on the spine; excellent and spotless interior (32), 372 pages. Text in Latin Petrus Cunaeus was the pen name of Dutch Christian scholar Peter van der Kun (1586, in Vlissingen – 2 December 1638, in Leiden). According to some, his book The Hebrew Republic is "the most powerful statement of republican theory in the early years of the Dutch Republic."

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