Connoisseurs and Secret Agents in Eighteenth Century Rome


Connoisseurs and Secret Agents in Eighteenth Century Rome

LEWIS, Lesley

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1961
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Near fine
  • Details:
    282 p. 23 cm. 12 b&w plates. Blue cloth, pink dust jacket with drawing in burgundy and grey titles. Jacket has the very lightest of wear to top edges. Ink mark on title verso visible on title and opposite. A history of the spies of the reigning King of England in the court of the Old Pretender in Rome from 1719 to 1766. Featuring accounts from the correspondence of Minister for Austria Cardinal Alessandro Albani. Also included are excerpts from State Papers in London and Vienna containing descriptions of personalities, politics, and of the English collectors of Roman art and antiquities.

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