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Acta Regia or An Account of the Treaties, Letters and Instruments Between the Monarchs of England and Foreign Powers
London - J Darby, A Bettesworth et al. 1727 - An historical work on the monarchs of England. Volumes I-III of this work, lacking volume IV. With ten plates to volume I, four plates to volume II and five plates to volume III. 'Between the Monarchs of England and Foreign Powers, Published in Mr Rymer's Foedera which are the basis of the English history, and contain those Authoritieswhich rectify the Mistakes that most of our writers have committed for want of such a Collection of Records. This work was originally written by Thomas Rymer and published under the name Foedera. Rapin then abridged each volume and translated the work to French. This work is then the translation of the French abridgement back into English. Volume I begins with the reign of Henry I and ends with the accession of Richard II. Volume II begins with the reign of Richard II and ends with that of Edward IV. VolumeIIIbegins with the reign of EdwardV and ends with that ofQueen Mary. Condition: In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines and board edges. Externally, generally smart with light rubbing to the joints and to the head and tail of spines. Binding is from a personal library, with the shelf numbers to the tail of spines. Small loss to the head and tail of joints. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound. Pages 5-12 to volume I have detached but arepresent. Pages are slightly age toned with scattered spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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