Title: La Politica di Aristotile ridotta in modo di parafrasi dal reuerendo M. Antonio Scaino da Salo, 1578
Author: Aristotle.; Antonio Scaino; Stamperia del Popolo Romano
Publisher: In Roma, Nelle Case del Popolo Romano
A late 16th century paraphrased edition and translation of the political philosophical work Politics, by Aristotle, and translated by Antonio Scaino. Starting from the critique of the ideal state described by Plato in the Republic, the work arrives at the conclusion of the impossibility of abolishing private property or the family.
There is a large woodcut initial used at the introduction, and one for each of the 8 books.
One vellum bound volume in octavo, (22)+232+67 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, with peeling to the front board, and damage to the spine. The gutters are exposed at the inner hinges. There is some foxing throughout.