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Letters, and Journals: Containing An Impartial Account of Public Transactions, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, In England and Scotland, From the beginning of the Civil Wars, in 1637, to the year 1662. In Two Volumes.
Edinburgh: Printed for William Creech and William Gray, Sold by J. Buckland, G. Keith, and Mess, Dillies., 1775. Leatherbound. Very good +. 2 vol. Vol. 1: viii, 456, [2]p. Vol. 2: [3]. 462, [2]p. 22 cm. Brown leather bindings with gold trimmed boards. Gold lettering and design on spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. Vol. 1: p.431-2 tear at top of page. Some wear and staining to edges of spines as well as to corners of boards. Crease to top corner of p. 397-8. Pages mostly clean with only minor foxing in both volumes. Title continues: "A period, perhaps, the most remarkable and interesting in the British History. Now First Published From the MSS of Robert Baillie, D. D. Principal of the University of Glasgow, Who was actively concerned in those transactions. With The Life of the Author, and a Glossary." Robert Baillie (1602-1662) was a historian and theologian of the Church of Scotland. Baillie's Letters and Journals represent a significant history of England and Scotland during the Civil War and remain important documents, particularly because of Baillie's minor role in events as well as for his engaging writing style.
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