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Dugdale, William
A short view of the late troubles in England; briefly setting forth, their rise, growth, and tragical conclusion. As also, some parallel thereof with the Barons-Wars in the time of King Henry III. But chiefly with that in France, called the Holy League, in the reign of Henry III and Henry IV, late kings of that realm. To which is added a perfect narrative of the treaty at Uxbridge in an. 1644
printed at the Theatre for Moses Pitt, Oxford, 1681. First edition, folio, 3 p.l., 136, 185-294, 361-439, [1], 449-488, 553-650, [4], 737-959, [14]; engraved frontispiece portrait, engraved vignette title-page, woodcut headpieces and decorated initials; extensive contemporary reader's notes in ink and in a neat hand on both pastedowns, preliminary and terminal flyleaves, and the six pages of the index, with only sporadic annotation in the text itself; title page with tear in the gutter at the top with minor loss to the printed rule; a clean and intriguing copy in contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spine laid down, new morocco label, joints restored; very good and sound. The annotations are extensive but anonymous. They generally reference items of interest in the text, with page references. Covers the period 1639-1659, as indicated by the year printed under the page numbers. The book was first published anonymously, as here; it was later reissued the same year under the name of Sir William Dugdale. The final 3 leaves contain a "Catalogue of books printed at the Theater in Oxford." Wing D-2492. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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