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JOHN BURTON
The Genuineness of Lord Clarendon&Apos;S History of the Rebellion the Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Containing I. An Account of the Chancellor&Apos;S Life from His Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the Same, and of His History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to His Banishment in 1667.
Oxford, James Fletcher, 1744-59. Leather. Oxford: James Fletcher, 1744-59. Leather. Good Only. 16" by 10". None. A very scarce collection of two works on Edward Hyde the first Earl of Clarendon, one being his own autobiography, and the other being a defence of his 'History of the Rebellion' by John Burton. Two volumes in one, bound with 'The Genuineness of Lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion&apos. 'The Genuineness of Lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion', published 1744, is a very scarce work. The listing on ESTC appears to be for a small paper octavo edition, giving a different pagination, whereas ours is a large paper in a quarto. Jisc also has a copy of this octavo only, which is held at the British Library. This large paper edition is vanishingly scarce. 'The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon' is a large paper issue. The second part of 'The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon' has a separate title page and a separate pagination, titled 'The Continuation of the Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon&apos. There are two indices to the two parts at the end of the whole work. ESTC citation numbers T144783 and T53953. This work is a quarto, with the signatures running as [2], A-K2, L1, *a4, *A-*Z1, *Aa--*Ll2, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, Aaa-Zzz2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5Z2, 6A-6T2. With a frontispiece to 'The Life of of Edward Earl of Clarendon&apos. 'The Genuineness of Lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion' written by John Burton, a fellow of Eton College and scholar. This work was originally written as a series of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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