New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. First American Edition. Hardcover. 282p plus 15p index. A hardcover book in fine condition with a dustjacket in good condition. The book is clean and tight. The dustjacket has a lightly faded spine, lightly chipped edges, and a 2" closed tear on the back. Overall, in very good condition as a whole. Item #142946
Cardinal Giulio Alberoni (1664-1752) was an Italian Catholic statesman who became very powerful in Spain. He was nearly chosen to be Pope Innocent III's successor. This biography of Alberoni contains black and white plates.