This book contain collection of 8 books1. Niccolo Machiavelli, by Hugo Albert Rennert2. Niccolo Machiavelli, by W. K. Marriott3. A description of the methods adopted by the Duke Valentino when murdering Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto da Fermo, the Signor Pagolo, and the Duke di Gravina Orsini 4. The Prince 5. Discourses on Livy [1512-17]6. The Art of War [1519-20]7. The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca 8. History of Florence, and of the affairs of Italy, from the earliest times to the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent [1521-5]About the AuthorNiccolo Machiavelli, 1469-1527Niccolò Machiavelli, born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. From 1494 to 1512 held an official post at Florence which included diplomatic missions to various European courts. Imprisoned in Florence, 1512; later exiled and returned to San Casciano. Died at Florence on 22nd June 1527.