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LINGARD, John.
A History of England from the first invasion by the Romans. 1-14.
London, J. Mawman, 1825-31 8vo. Some foxing. Part 11 with paper repair. Contemporary green full calf, gilt spines with black labels, boards with gilt frames and inner gilt bordures. 14 volumes. Volume 11 with an interior crack, with some leaves nearly loose. Part 1-10 in the third edition, part 11-14 in the second. Together with: LINGARD, J. A Vindication of certain passages in the fourth and fifth volumes of the History of England. Fourth edition. With a postscript in answer to Dr. Allen's reply. London, J. Mawman, 1827. 8vo. 120 pp. Bound together with: ALLEN, John. Reply to Dr. Lingard's Vindication: In a letter to Francis Jeffrey. Second edition. London, James Ridgeway, 1827. 8vo. 95 pp. Contemporary green full calf. Uniform with the above. A complete set. John Lingard (1771-1851) was a Roman Catholic priest. His main object of the History of England was to emphasize the disastrous effects of the Reformation. His idealized portrait of the Middle Ages had a considerable influence on a.o. William Morris and the founders of the Oxford Movement.
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