History of Pope Boniface VIII 1854 D. Louis Tosti French 2 volume setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, European History, Religion, Catholicism, Pope Boniface VIII).
Histoire de Boniface VIII et de son Siecle, by D. Louis Tosti.
Published 1854, Paris by Louis Vives.
2 volumes. 470, 506 pages. Text in French.
Handsome period European (French) 1/4 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather still supple, joints slightly scuffed, still remains overall bright and very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is well age toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally well preserved, tight, sound. Old Seminary stamps to title pages.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.