Item #7162 Utopia: Written in Latin by Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England: Translated into English. Sir Thomas More.
Utopia: Written in Latin by Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England: Translated into English.

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Utopia: Written in Latin by Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England: Translated into English.

London: Printed for Richard Chiswell, and to be sold by George Powell over against Lincoln-Inn-Gate in Chancery-Lane, 1685. Hardcover. 16mo (6.75” x 4.5”), later mottled calf by Bayntun, raised bands, gilt morocco spine lettering piece at spine, dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Lacking half-title. [22], 206 pp., 2 pp. manuscript index. CONDITION: Good, spine rubbed with superficial cracks, spine edges rubbed and one inch split at top of front hinge and one inch split at lower front hinge, light pencil and ink marginalia throughout, occasional light spotting, a few small losses occasionally affecting individual letters, sound binding, clean and appealing copy.

Second edition of Gilbert Burnet’s translation. The first edition appeared in 1684. REFERENCES: Wing M2692; ESTC R232304.

Item #7162

Price: $1,250.00

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