Being a translation of Signor David Silvagni's work " La Corte e la Societa Romana nei XVIII and XIX secoli". In Three Volumes. Vol I - vii, 343 + Appendices. Contents include: Rome a Hundred Years Ago, The Cafe Veneziano, Rome: Its People, Its Rival Aristocracies, Abbe Luca Antonio Benedetti, Family Life, The Conclave, Clement XIV, Funeral Ceremonies of Clement XIV, Pius VI, Abbe Benedetti's Diary etc. etc. Vol II - 252 pp + Appendices. Contents include: Roman Law and Justice, The Carnival, The Papal Court, The Theatre, The Saxon Princesses, Modern Saints and Miracles, Manners and Customs of the Roman Nobility, Pius VII, The Second French Occupation, Flight of Pius Vii from Rome, The Empire, The Papal Restoration. Vol III - ix, 331pp + Appendices. Contents include: Canova and the Revival of art in Italy, Madame Letizia and Pauline Borghese, Leo XII, Roman Society, Religious Fetes and Processions, The Sacred College, The Torlonia Family, Election of Gregory XVI, , Pius IX, Cardinal Antonelli etc. Edges untrimmed. Internally texts clean. Bound in brown damp-stained cloth boards with gilt lettering on spines. Damp staining extending to inside of boards. Overall condition Good. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Rome - Its Princes, Priests and People.
Éditeur : London: Elliot Stock, & 1887.
Date d'édition : 1885
Description du livre London: Elliot Stock, 1885, 1885. 8vo Library Cloth 1st Edn vi, 343 [xiv pp Library label verso f. cover; stamp prelims and later some foxing prelims; browning. Vol. I only. N° de réf. du libraire 45099
Description du livre Elliot Stock, London, 1885. Cloth. État : Fair. Octavo. Octavo. Cloth Hardcover, 1885. . Ex-library with the usual treatments. Vol. I: vii + 343pp.; Vol. II: 252pp. Both editions bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and black decor on spine with black decor on front covers. Covers are in fair condition with light bumping and mild rubbing of extremities with light wear on boards. Joints and hinges are functional with hinges detached on both. Textblocks are tight with heavy toning and mild deckling of edges. Pages are intact with mild toning of paper and slight pencil marks in front matter and text. N° de réf. du libraire GRP69145421