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Government. ‘The Citie of Ciuiilitie…’ by Francesco Patrizi

Reference code
MSS/0106
Title
Government. ‘The Citie of Ciuiilitie…’ by Francesco Patrizi
Date
late 16th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. i + 147 (fol. 124 should follow fol. 146). Folio. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
The Citie of Ciuilite conteyninge.. examples for th'institucion of a Comune Welth and ciuile government.. collected out of the great Volumes of Franciscus Patricius Senensis intitled De Republica et de Regno' (fol. 1). A translation from the work by Francesco Patrizi, Bishop of Gaeta, published as Compendiosa.. descriptio de immensis F. Patritii Senensis, de regno.. voluminibus deprompta (1549). Consisting almost entirely of excerpts and examples from classical history, end imperfect.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/106