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Chronicles of the House of Borgia.
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ROLFE, Frederick, Baron Corvo.

Chronicles of the House of Borgia.

Published: London: Grant Richards, 1901

Stock code: 110640

Price: £750

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First edition, first impression of Corvo’s monumental account of one of history’s greatest and most notorious families. One of 1,250 copies.

Large octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, armorial stamp to front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 9 plates with tissue-guards. Two bookplates to front pastedown. Spine browned, covers a little faded, contents slightly foxed. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Woolf A5.

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