The Papal Power: or, an Historical Essay on the Temporal Power of the Popes: the Abuse of Their Spiritual Authority, and the Wars They Have Declared Against Sovereigns. Containing Very Extraordinary Documents of the Roman Court, Never Before Published.
Dublin: Richard Moore Tims, 1825. First edition. Volume I (of 2) only. Publisher's hardback boards. Neat paper label. Contains several important unpublished documents. Translated from the French by McCaul of Trinity College in Dublin. Although anonymous, the work has been attributed to Pierre Claude François Daunou (1761 – 1840). ix, 379 pp. (+ 1 pp. errata) 235 x 150 mm (9¼ x 6 inches).
Condition: Paper on boards is slightly soiled and handled. Rubbed at the corners. Ex-libris to front pastedown is from The Law Society in the UK. Light pencil notes about the work to the FFEP. The pages are very clean and tidy.