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CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of.:
The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641.With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed thereunto, and happy end, and conclusion thereof by the king's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th
of may in the year Written by the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Clarendon Late lord high chancellor of england privy counsellor in the reigns of king Charles the first and second Oxford : printed at the Theater MDCCVII 1707, 1660. Second folio edition. Three volumes. Ordinary paper issue. Folio. ( 402mm ) Pp. xxiii [3], 557 [1] ; [14], 581 [1] ; [22], 603 [1], [22]. Ex - Mansfield Public Library copies with very small stamps. All three volumes with a portrait frontispiece of Clarendon, by Robert White after Peter Lely engraved by Michael Burghers, title page vignettes, a number of head and tail pieces, and few ten line initials all very well executed by Burghers. Very occasional light marginal pencil notes in Vol.1, the occasional thumb mark, in other respects a very clean set. Contemporary panelled calf, lightly worn and similarly abraded. sometime expertly refurbished, re - tipped, and rebacked in style in the 20th century, the spines with six raised bands, title and volume numbers lettered direct. New silk head and toe bands. All three volumes showing some shelf wear. Volume 1 with the armorial book plate of Henry Ralph Willett on the front pastedown , marbled endpapers. On the verso of the front freeendpaper of Volume 1 is the following hand written note in light pencil - " By accident I bought this work on 29 Jan. and | commenced reading it on 30 Jan.1887 "signed " J.P. " Overall a very good clean set, expertly rebacked and refurbished. " Clarendon's History of the Rebellion is one of the noblest historical works of the English Nation " - Edinburgh Review. " Clarendo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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