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RANKE, Leopold.

The Popes of Rome:

Their ecclesiastical and political history during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

London: John Murray, 1847 Stock Code: 123696
£200.00
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A handsomely bound copy of Ranke's classic work in which he coined the term "Counter-Reformation", first published in German in 1834-6 and first translated into English by Sarah Austin in 1840.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo (226 x 150 mm). Contemporary tan calf, spine decorated in gilt, green and brown labels, single gilt rule to sides, decorative edge roll, blind roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers and edges.

Condition

Bookplate of Sir Henry Hope Edwards and bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, ownership inscription in ink to binder's blank. A few scuffs to covers, light foxing to prelims. An excellent copy.

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