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Lot nr:1134
Book nr:34417
Author:PHILLIPS, Thomas
Title:The History of the Life of Reginald Pole, the second edition
Town:London
Publisher:sold by T. Payne
Year:1767
Description:2 vol. in-8vo, xxxii + 495 ; xii + 340 pp, engraved folding frontispiece (portrait of Cardinal Pole). With a folding genealogical table. Library stamps on title page (Utrecht, Eindhoven). Contemporary marbled calf bindings, rubbed, red edges
Note:The first edition was issued in 1764. Reginald Pole was the Catholic archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office from 1556 to 1558, during the Counter-Reformation. He is known for his strong condemnation of Machiavelli's book The Prince
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