John De Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, 1625-1672

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Hardcover. xiii+ 948 pp. with bibliography, index. Very good, some foxing to the edges of the text block. In very good dust jacket. Exhaustive biography of one of the greatest statesmen of the 17th century, an elpquent champion of republican principles in a country never wholly republican. The author embraces all aspects of De Witt's political, intellectual, and personal life, including his role as a mathematician admired by Newton, and "unphilosphical Cartesian", and a politcal thinker. Very Good / very good. Item #E24066

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