Hardcover, red cloth in dust-jacket. 309pp., Bibliography, Index. Illustrated. First edition, first printing..An introduction for the non-specialist into the political, social and cultural make-up of Euope from Charlemagne, in 800 to the Council of Basle, in 1449, framed against the backdrop of a continuing struggle between Pope and Emperor. No previous ownership marks. A square, clean, unmarked copy in a worn dust-jacket.