Life of Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love and Death in Renaissance Italy :: Sarah Bradford soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Viking, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Genealogical tables; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: Lucrezia Borgias name has been a byword for evil for more than five hundred years. The illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she has been charged with murder by poisoning, incest with her father and brother, and complicity in their political assassinations.
She was twelve years old when her ruthless father became Pope, only thirteen when forced into her first marriage to suit his political ends, seventeen when, for the same cynical reasons, she was made to divorce her husband. There were dark rumours of an i…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXIV] 421 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in History catalogue?