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1. A Letter from Major General Ludlow to Sir E. S. ; 2. A Letter from General Ludlow to Dr. Hollingworth.
Amsterdam 1691 - Full titles: 1. A Letter from Major General Ludlow to Sir E. S. Comparing the tyranny of the first four Years of King Charles the Martyr, with the Tyranny of the Late Abdicated King. 2. A Letter from General Ludlow to Dr. Hollingworth, Their Majesties Chaplain At St. Botolph-Aldgate. Defending his former Letter to Sir E. S. 1691; 1692. 30, viii, 72 p. Respined half leather. Some shelf wear and minor chip in spine. First title page has 2" square cut out (and professionally repaired). Ink writing on both title pages; second title page has ink spills and dampness stain which extends for a few pages. Pages darkened. Some foxing. Second title page has library stamp on rear. Ink on pages 31 and 72 of second part. Pages 57 onwards have dampness stains around margins. The name Edmund Ludlow is a pseudonym for a Republican pamphleteer whose identity remains unknown. Sir Edward Seymour (1633-1708), the "E.S." to which these letters are directed, was Speaker of the House and a well-known Royalist. The postscript on pages 29-30 prints "The prayer of King Charles, stiled A Prayer in time of captivity" beside, in a parallel column, "The Prayer of Pamela (to an heathen deity) being under imprisonment," taken from Sir Philip Sideney's "Arcadia." The second letter attacks Richard Hollingworth (1639?-1701), another ardent Royalist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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