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A Descriptive Catalogue of Papal Medals

By Anonymous

1962

Spink and Son Ltd. : London

8.5" by 5.5"

123pp [1pp publisher's adverts]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A pleasing copy of this scarce catalogue of Papal medals; rebound in a full vellum binding with a bookplate of Ralph King-Milbanke, the second Earl of Lovelace to the front pastedown.

Ralph Gordon King Noel Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace was a British author of 'Astarte: A Fragment of Truth concerning George Gordon Byron, first Lord Byron', and the son of of William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace, and, Ada Augusta, the world's first computer programmer. His maternal grandparents were the poet Lord Byron and Annabella Byron, 11th Baroness Wentworth. This work was originally published in 1898.

CONDITION

Rebound in a full vellum binding, with gilt stamped title to spine. Externally generally smart with minor shelfwear to extremities and marking to boards, as expected with this binding. Prior owner's bookplate tipped to front pastedown.Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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