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Life Of The Most Invited Emperor Charles V 1700 Rare Set Of Books
1700. One of the rarest and most complete sets of Charles V life. Along with many illustrations including of the well known Conquistador of Peru, Francisco Pizarro. Charles V is one of the most well known leaders in Spanish history. He revitalized the medieval concept of power by popularizing universal monarchy and spent most of his life defending the integrity of the Holy Roman Empire from Protestantism. This 4 Volume set was printed in 1700 and features an original vellum binding, raised bands, marked in quill, and bound with traditional twine of the period. It features 35 full page illustrations including portraits of leaders across Europe and fold out plates depicting battles with Charles V. The pages are in very good condition with some foxing. This is a great piece for anyone interested in Charles V The author, Gregorio Leti, was an italian historian who studied many of the famous leaders through Europe. He explored their complexities, leadership abilities and territories they governed. Ships from Nashville, TN.
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