Half-inch tear to spine head of volume I, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper of all three volumes. 1872 Hard Cover. xviii, 618; vi, 604; vi, 565 pp. Three volume set. Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria from 1519, King of Spain (Castile and Aragon, as Charles I) from 1516, and Lord of the Netherlands as titular Duke of Burgundy from 1506. Head of the rising House of Habsburg during the first half of the 16th century, his dominions in Europe included the Holy Roman Empire extending from Germany to northern Italy with direct rule ... View More...
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