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Rushworth, John [1612? - 1690]
The TRYAL Of THOMAS EARL Of STRAFFORD, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,Upon an Impeachment of High Treason by the Commons then Assembled in Parliament, in the Name of Themselves and of All the Commons in England: Begun in Westminster-Hall the 22th of March 1640. And Continued Before Judgment was Given until the 10th of May 1641. Shewing the Form of Parliamentary Proceedings in an Impeachment of Treason. To Which is Added a Short Account of Some Other Matters of Fact Transacted in Both Houses of Parliament, Precedent, Concomitant and Subsequent to the said Tryal: With Some Special Arguments in Law Relating to a Bill of Attainder. Faithfully Collected, and Impartially Published, Without Observation or Reflection, by John Rushworth of Lincolnes-Inn, Esq;
Printed fro John Wright and Richard Chiswell, London, 1680. [1]], 1 - 76, 101 - 252, 401 - 786 pp. Text continuous despite pagination gaps. Frontis of Strafford. Elaborate decorative initial capital letters. Folio: A2 B - C2 B - K4 L2 2A - 2T4 3A - 5B4 5C2. 12-1/2" x 7-7/8" Some binding wear, with joints starting at the ends & board showing at tips. Evidence of previous spine label. Engraved bookplate of Thomas Seabright, Bart. A VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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