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Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth.

By: Roscoe, William

Price: $500.00

Publisher: T. Cadell: 1827

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2289645

Condition: Fair


Third edition, corrected. Some loss from spines, volume 1 frontispiece stained, ink name and owner bookplate on front endpapers of each volume. A good candidate for restoration. 1827 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. Vellum spines and corners, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards. A biography of Pope Leo the Tenth, who served from 1513-1521. A member of the influential Medici family, Leo granted indulgences to donors for the reconstruction of St. Peter's Basilica, which Martin Luther denounced in his 95 Theses. Despite these difficulties, Leo is also remembered... View more info