By: Dawson, Rev. Aeneas MacDonell.
London, UK., Catholic Record / Thomas Coffey.: 1880
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 25830
Condition: Fair with no dust jacket
8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; vii - 440 pp. Pebble textured purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A biographical history of Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferreti, Pope Pius IX, the longest serving pope at 31 years and responsible for the First Vatican Council. The usual library markings. The spine backstrip is attached only at the front joint and is very faded or sunned. The text block itself is very sound and clean with some light foxing to the edges and the occasional spot of foxing on a page margin. A page or two, not any of the text pages though, have been removed from the back as eviden... View More...