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Recollections of The Last Four Popes and of Rome in Their Times

by Wiseman, H. E. Cardinal

Condition: Poor


London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1858. New and Revised Edition . Leather. Poor. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 336pp. Circa 1858. Actual date of publication unknown. Bound in 1/4 red leather over red cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front cover (Collegium S. Vincentii Apud Castleknock Ob Meritum). Several small bumps to extremities of boards and minor dings to edges of pages. Spine is worn, but gilt is still clear and readable. Many stains to back cover and to extremities of a good number of pages. Lacks front free endpaper and part of tissue over frontispiece missing. Despite wear, still an attractive copy


  • Bookseller: Henry Stachyra, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 025908
  • Title: Recollections of The Last Four Popes and of Rome in Their Times
  • Author: Wiseman, H. E. Cardinal
  • Format/binding: Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: New and Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1858
  • Keywords: leather bindings
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ecclesiastical History; Papacy/Popes;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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