The Fugger News-Letters (2 volumes): Klarwill, Victor von The Fugger News-Letters (2 volumes): Klarwill, Victor von The Fugger News-Letters (2 volumes): Klarwill, Victor von

The Fugger News-Letters (2 volumes)

Klarwill, Victor von

Published by John Lane The Bodley Head n/d, London
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Quarto. First series being a selection of letters from the Correspondents of the House of Fugger (1568-1606). Reprint 1925. xiv,284,[4]pp. Sienna cloth with gold lettering on spine in original dust jacket. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Frontispiece. Translated by Pauline de Chary. Introduction by H. Gordon Selfridge. "The Fuggers were the Rothschilds of Central Europe in the sixteenth century, and their house at Augsburg was a depository of world information in the days before newspapers were thought of. They had correspondents in all the capitals who kept them intimately in touch with current events of importance; and this selection, from documents recently discovered in the Vienna State Archives, gives an unrivaled first-hand picture of the world as it was in the latter part of the sixteenth century." Illustrated with b/w photographic reproductions. Bookplate of Henry R. Wagner on inside of front board. Tail of spine and bottom corners slightly bumped. Inside of dj repaired with tape, some age wear on dj, chipping to head and tail of spine on dj. Minor sidelining in pencil on few pages, easily erasable. Dust jacket in fair, book in very good condition. Quarto. "Second series being a further selection from the Fugger Papers specifically referring to Queen Elizabeth and English affairs during the years 1568-1605." First edition, 1926. l,353,[2]pp. Authorized translation from the German by L. S. R. Byrne. Illustrated with b/w photographic reproductions. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine in original dust jacket. Frontispiece. Bookplate of Henry R. Wagner on inside of front board. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Inside of dj repaired with tape. Age wear, sunning and creasing on dj, head and bottom edge near tail of spine chipped. Minor sidelining in pencil on few pages, easily erasable. Dust jacket in poor to fair, book in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28501

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Title: The Fugger News-Letters (2 volumes)

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head n/d, London

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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