Historical Collections Of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters in Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments. Beginning The Sixteenth Year of King James, Anno 1618, And ending the Fifth Year of King Charls [sic], Anno 1629, Digested in Order of Time, And now Published by John Rushworth of Lincolns-Inn, Esq.

John Rushworth

Edité par George Thomason c. 1659., London, 1659
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Titre : Historical Collections Of Private Passages ...

Éditeur : George Thomason c. 1659., London

Date d'édition : 1659

Reliure : Hardcover

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Contemporary full blind-lined calf boards, rebacked expertly in six compartments of raised blind-lined bands, gilt red and green morocco labels on two and four respectively, gilt text on six, edges marbled. , A contemporary work written to support the Parliamentarians under Cromwell in the English Civil War. This edition is a later state. This can be determined by the detail given to the illustrations on the double page map; in particular the detail given to the ships. The early states have very detailed ships whereas the later states have ships that are sparsely illustrated.??Full of vastly curious and valuable matter? (Bp. Warburton), Rushworth?s Historical Collections narrates a turbulent episode of 17th century English history, when the English Civil War was breaking out. Throughout his narrative, Rushworth shows a partiality towards the side of Parliament. His narrative also issues a warning of the potential chaos and destruction that developments in the British Isles might lead to. The important folding map is untitled and attributed to Wenceslas Hollar (Baynton-Williams, ?New Worlds,? 83), juxtaposing a map of the British Isles with a view of the Battle of Prague ? effectively comparing the Thirty Years? War that was devastating Central Europe with the Civil War that was engulfing England, warning the English of the consequences of civil disorder. The map in very good condition published on laid paper with a handsome watermark. John Rushworth (1612-1690) was an English lawyer, historian and politician who sat on the House of Commons at various times between 1657 and 1685. He compiled a series of works covering the English Civil Wars throughout the 17th century called Historical Collections and also known as the Rushworth Papers. , Size : Small Folio, With three copper-engraved plates, including portraits of Charles I and James I, as well as a folding map of England. The folding map is untitled and attributed to Wenceslas Hollar (Baynton-Williams, ?New Worlds,? 83), juxtaposing a map of the British Isles with a view of the Battle of Prague -- effectively comparing the Thirty Years? War that was devastating Central Europe with the Civil War that was engulfing England, warning the English of the consequences of civil disorder., References : Baynton-Williams, ?New Worlds,? 83.( Folding Map), P. (2), blank, frontis, title, blank, preface (10), index (14), 1-691, blank, appendix 1-57, blank, (2). Edges with minor chips, the lower fore-corner of p. 345-6 is torn and missing (no loss to text), page numbers do not always follow numerical order, but foliation and text are consistent with no loss. A very good copy, text and plates are clean and crisp. N° de réf. du libraire B3639

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