This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... Azzo's alliances and Richard's suit Until, the Kaiser excommunicate, 'Nothing remains, ' Taurello said, 'but wait Some ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... Azzo's alliances and Richard's suit Until, the Kaiser excommunicate, 'Nothing remains, ' Taurello said, 'but wait Some rash procedure: Palma was the link, As Agnes' child, between us, and they shrink From losing Palma: judge if we advance, Your father's method, your inheritance!' The day I was betrothed to Boniface At Padua by Taurello's self, took place The outrage of the Ferrarese: again, The day I sought Verona with the train Agreed for, --by Taurello's policy Convicting Richard of the fault, since we Were present to annul or to confirm, --Richard, whose patience had outstayed its term, Quitted Verona for the siege. "And now What glory may engird Sordello's brow Through this? A month since at Oliero slunk All that was Ecelin into a monk; But how could Salinguerra so forget His liege of thirty years as grudge even yet One effort to recover him? He sent Forthwith the tidings of this last event To Ecelin--declared that he, despite The recent folly, recognized his right To order Salinguerra: 'Should he wring Its uttermost advantage out, or fling This chance away? Or were his sons now Head O' the House?' Through me Taurello's missive sped; My father's answer will by me return. Behold!' For him, ' he writes, 'no more concern With strife than, for his children, with fresh plots Of Friedrich. Old engagements out he blots For aye: Taurello shall no more subserve, Nor Ecelin impose.' Lest this unnerve Taurello at this juncture, slack his grip Of Richard, suffer the occasion slip, --I, in his sons' default (who, mating with Este, forsake Romano as the frith Its mainseafor that firmland, sea makes head Against) I stand, Romano, --in their stead Assume the station they desert, and give Still, as the Kaiser's representative, Taurello license he demands....
Good. No dust jacket. Some scuffing and wear to cover. Library copy with standard marks and labels. Page edges deckled with some staining, tearing, and discoloration. Light marking to interior. Binding worn but strong, text clear. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
Very Good. Single volume. Issued as a uniform edition. Octavo, 8" tall,  frontispiece, xxx + 435 pages gilt titles and top fore-edge, green cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover with minor exterior shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, with previous owner's first name with short inscription and dated 1904 penned on the front endpaper.
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