DJ has some chips and closed tears that the previous owner repaired with tape. Some markings to the paper DJ and bumping/wear at corners. Text block is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. A nice used copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Letters of Pope Innocent III (1198-1216)...
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1967
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Oxford University Press, London, 1967. Quarto; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling and an endpaper pocket; 308pp., with a loose, folding facsimile reproduction of the cotton charter. Previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper; some minor dusting to the text block edges. Dustwrapper sunned along spine; mild chipping to spine panel extremities. Very good to near fine. This collection covers a period not only critical in Anglo-Papal political relations but also of the highest significance in the history of church government. The editors have assembled over twelve hundred letters, or traces of letters, drawn from the Papal Archives and from repositories in England, France and the United States. The items are calendared in chronological order, with full reference to manuscripts or printed editions. In an appendix more than two hundred of the letters are printed for the first time. A full index of persons and places and a table of incipits are added. Bookseller Inventory # 12054