[Cardinal Bentivoglio's History of the wars of Flanders; Della Guerra di Fiandria] Quarto. Bound in contemporary vellum. Good binding and cover. Generally clean and unmarked pages. Publisher's woodcut vignette on title page. A few pages detached but included. , 456,  pages. Michaud III, 674; Brunet I, 778. Bentivoglio served as the papal nuncio under Pope Paul V to the court of the Habsburg Netherlands (1607-1615). He was primarily concerned with the conclusion of the Eighty Years war and the fate of Catholics in the Dutch Republic. This book also contains his account ofthe Julich-Cleves inheritance controversy with the United Netherlands. He later was stationed to the Court of France (1616 â 1621), during the Regency of Queen Marie de' Medici. Italian language. [History of the Netherlands, Hapsburgs, Belgium, Della Guerra di Fiandria] This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.