First Edition. Arnold Hall dustjacket art. Translated by Madge Pemberton. "Rodrigo, The Terrible, first of the infamous Borgias, as Pope Alexander VI established a reputation for corruption that distinguished him unpleasantly in a time overflowing with machinations. His genius for intrigue surpassed even such masters of the art as Louis XIII and Richelieu. Huna presents in this full-blooded vivid novel the Prince of Plotters. The city is alive with assassins and informers, loud with adventurers and prostitutes". Near Fine in Very Good modestly soiled dustjacket.