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Robertson's Reign of Charles V, 1769  

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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. With a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century
Robertson, William
Printed by W. and W. Strahan, for W. Strahan, T. Cadell, et al.

3 volumes. xv, [1], 394, [13]; [4], 479; [4], 456, [36] pp., errata leaf. With 4 copper-engraved plates, 3 of them frontispieces. (4to) 28x20.5 cm (11x8"). period calf, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands. First Edition.

Robertson's treatment of Charles V, and the efforts of the great powers to prevent the emergence of a Universal Monarchy in Europe is considered the most important of his historical works.

Lot Amendments
Spines rubbed, joints cracked or tender, scuffs to covers; some light foxing within, offsetting to the plates; very good.
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