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CHARLES, King of England
The works of King Charles the martyr: with a collection of declarations, treaties, and other papers concerning the differences betwixt His said Majesty and his two houses of Parliament: with the history of his life; as also of his tryal and martyrdome.
London: for Ric. Chiswell, 1687. 1687 FOLIO Eikon Basilike King Charles I England Martyr English Civil War GaudenI would rather choose to wear a crown of thorns with my Saviour, than to exchange that of gold."- King Charles I, England, Eikon BasilikeA first edition printing of the works of Charles I, King of England. "A few hours after the King's execution, his Eikon Basilike was in the hands of the people." This book is collectively a set of meditations during the King's imprisonment and consisted of many of the government's problems and corruption. (Almack, 3)"The work is a masterpiece in its expression of Charles' principles, personal feelings, and prejudices, and by making a martyr of this Stuart king, exercised a considerable influence on English history" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 212). This 1687 edition includes a 'life of Charles I' by Richard Perrinchiefe.Item number: #9513Price: $950CHARLES, King of EnglandThe works of King Charles the martyr: with a collection of declarations, treaties, and other papers concerning the differences betwixt His said Majesty and his two houses of Parliament: with the history of his life; as also of his tryal and martyrdome.London: Printed for Ric. Chiswell, 1687.Details: · Collation: Complete with all pageso [8], 720, [4]o 5 engraved plates· References: BM Catalogue; Wing C 2076; Almack 61; Lowndes I:413.; Madan 65o Eikon Basilike often attributed to John Gauden· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight & secure· Size: ~14.5in X 9.5in (37cm x 24cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.C … [Click Below for Full Description]
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