Excerpt: ...presented by the Spanish monarchy in the zenith of its power. The Castilian chroniclers have endeavoured to fix a deep stain on his memory, by charging him with the murder of El Habaqui, and with the refusal to execute the treaty to which he had given his sanction. But, in criticising the conduct of Aben-Aboo, we must not forget the ...
Excerpt: ...presented by the Spanish monarchy in the zenith of its power. The Castilian chroniclers have endeavoured to fix a deep stain on his memory, by charging him with the murder of El Habaqui, and with the refusal to execute the treaty to which he had given his sanction. But, in criticising the conduct of Aben-Aboo, we must not forget the race from which he sprung, or the nature of its institutions. He was a despot, and a despot of the Oriental type. He was placed in a situation
Good. A profuse historical exploration into the rule of Philip the Second of the Hapsburg Empire, (1527-1598). "He was was the first official King of Spain from 1556 until 1598, King of Naples and Sicily from 1554 until 1598, king consort of England (as husband of Mary I) from 1554 to 1558, Lord of the Seventeen Provinces (holding various titles for the individual territories, such as Duke or Count) from 1556 until 1581, King of Portugal and the Algarves (as Philip I) from 1580 until 1598 and King of Chile from 1554 until 1556". Portrait page loose. xxiv, 678p., map, illus., boards.
Illustrated. As is. No Jacket. Hard Back. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. KING PHILIP......The hard cover has shelf wear and the top of the spine is missing......The pages has yellowing and foxing......Some of the first pages are loose...PRICE INCLUDES ADDITIONAL MEDIA MAIL S&H IN THE U. S. ONLY.........Check out our books on tape.........We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by.
Good. No Dustjacket. 1874. 408 pages. No dust jacket. Volume III only. Maroon cloth boards with gilt titling on front and spine. Tightly bound bright pages with light tanning and foxing to text block edge and endpapers. Inscription to the front pastedown. Bright boards with light edge wear. Light lean to the spine with light corner bumping.
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