The History of the Popes, their Church and State,
and especially of their conflicts with Protestantism in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries... Translated by E. Foster.
A handsomely bound set of Ranke’s classic work, in which he coined the term “Counter-Reformation”.
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3 volumes, octavo (170 107 mm). Contemporary full calf, decorative gilt spines, brown twin labels, two-line gilt border on sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispieces. Prize label in volume I, gilt stamp of Sir J. Williamson’s Mathematical School. Rochester, on front covers. A few marks to bindings, boards a little splayed.