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Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 276pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. Biography of a Spanish woman who was smuggled into England by the Jesuits in 1605 and worked in secret for many years supporting Roman Catholics in a time of widespread persecution. Includes extracts from her writings describing life in Shakespeare’s London.
Title: The She-Apostle. The Extraordinary Life and Death of Luisa de Carvajal.
Publisher: OUP. 2008 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 73391
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