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John Nalson
English Civil War Nalson's Impartial Collection Affairs of State 1682-83 Scarce.
S.Mearne. Binding as new, interior very good. About The Book An Impartial Collection of The Great Affairs of State, from the Beginning of The Scotch Rebellion in the year 1639, to the Murther of King Charles I. Wherein the first Occasions and the whole Series of the late Troubles in England, Scotland & Ireland are faithfully represented. Taken from Authentick Records and Methodically Digested by John Nalson LL.D. Two Volumes. London: S. Mearne, and others, 1682-1683. Folio. Frontispiece, (vi), lxxix, 817, (15) pages; Frontispiece, (vii), xii, 920, (22) pages, 1 plate. First editions. The interiors are complete and in remarkable condition - very good indeed. There has been some minor professional paper repair to the edges of the frontispiece in vol. 1 but none of this encroaches on the image and is unobtrusive. Vol. 2 has two very small pieces missing from the corners on two pages - again these are minor and do not affect the text. An historical account of the events surrounding and leading to the English Civil War. Volume I includes "The Mind of the Frontispiece" [Poem] and the engraved frontispiece by R. White in which Britannia is depicted crying in front of a ruined church in flames with battles in the background. Engraved portrait of the Earl of Stafford in second volume. The major work of John Nalson (c.1638-1686), an English clergyman, historian and political pamphleteer. The first volume of the text was published in 1682, and the second in 1683. The work was undertaken under the special patronage of Charles II and this, alongside Nalson's much advertised pro-monarchy … [Click Below for Full Description]
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