192 pages. 28 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 1030 copies, printed at the Riverside Press. Eleven full-page illustrations. BRUCE ROGERS 53. Bookplate, corners, lower extremities rubbed. Orig. cambridge gray boards, cloth spine, front cover decoration in gilt. Very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Life And Death Of Cardinal Wolsey ...
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin
Publication Date: 1905
Illustrator: Rogers, Bruce
Book Description Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1905. Hardcover. Grey-green paper/boards with gilt image of the banner of Cardinal Wolsey as the Archbishop of York. Beige linen spine with black title block and gilt lettering. 192 pp. with 11 illustrations, each with a tissue guard. Biography of Wolsey, advisor to King Henry VIII and the highest-ranking religious and secular person in the kingdom. An amazing rise and fall from His Majesty's graces. VG- interior, with a touch of age toning to page edges. Good covers with light rubbing, age toning, and bumps to corners. A tight copy. Tissue guard over frontis has detached and has a tear but is in place. Bookseller Inventory # 147271