Publication date: 1982. Condition: Very good. The cover has a little wear at the edges and near the spine, but is generally in very good condtion. Internally the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked with almost no signs of wear. Content: "Contents: The Invention of Printing, Italy and the Renaissance, The Northern Renaissance, The Reformation, The Catholic Reformation, The Empire of Charles V, The Papacy, France, The Tudors, Spain 1469-1610, The Ottoman Empire, Moscow and the Emergence of Russia, The Spanish Overseas Empire, The Portuguese Empire, Economic History, The Astronomers"