The Makers of Modern Rome. In Four Books: I. Honourable Women not a few, II. The Popes who Made the Papacy, III. Lo Popolo: and the Tribune of the People, IV. The Popes who Made the City. Henry P. RIVIERE, Joseph PENNELL, illustrators, OLIPHANT Mrs, Margaret.

The Makers of Modern Rome. In Four Books: I. Honourable Women not a few, II. The Popes who Made the Papacy, III. Lo Popolo: and the Tribune of the People, IV. The Popes who Made the City.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. [History and Architecture] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.xx; 507 [1]. With 25 full page plates including a frontispiece, and numerous in-text engravings, by Riviere and Pennell. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Light to moderate spotting throughout, and some light wear to cloth. Very good. A summary of the history and architecture of Rome, from the apogee of its splendour in the fourth century, through the degradation and reconfiguration of the Middle Ages, and into the glorious rebirth of the Renaissance period. Item #59379

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