Description:Very good in fair dust jacket. Rubbed edges, Little white spot...Very good in fair dust jacket. Rubbed edges, Little white spot on front of book at top edge, prior owner ink stamp on right fep. 368 p. Includes index. Brown cloth over boards, sewn binding, gold lettering on spine. Biography of an English poet and Jesuit martyr, following 7 years of research by the author. Southwell was betrayed, tortured, thrown into the Tower in 1595, then quartered and hanged at Tyburn for high treason, at age 34. Includes 3 Appendixes, List of Abbreviations, and Notes.
Description:VERY GOOD PLUS in Good Plus Dustjacket. Light foxing to text...VERY GOOD PLUS in Good Plus Dustjacket. Light foxing to text edges, end papers and preliminary pages. Very mild edgewear to corners and spinecaps. Dustjacket good plus. Foxing to jacket, sunning to spine. Creasing down center of spine. Several small chips and tears to jacket edges. Brown lettering debossed to spine of brown, cloth-covered boards. Clean, and tight. 367 pp with appendices, list of abbreviations, notes, index. "Robert Southwell's humility, courage and unselfishness soar above human explanation; but, as this fine biography shows, they were grounded in human qualities which all can appreciate. This is a book which will take its place, for many years to come, as the standard biography of Robert Southwell, " (front flap). Nihil obstat: Joannes M. T. Barton. Imprimatur: E. Morrogh Bernard. Westmonasterii, die: 2a Septembris, 1955.
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