Clarendon began his work in April, 1641, and finished during the period of his exile (1667 -1674. It is considered to be the ‘most valuable of all the contemporary accounts of the civil wars’ (DNB).
Three volumes, folio (39 x 25 cm). , xxiii, 557, ; , 581, ;  603, pp. index, 3 engraved frontispiece portraits, 3 engraved title-pages, several engraved vignettes, head-and tail pieces, engraved capitals and initials throughout, some staining to a few pages in vol i. Contemporary full calf by Barrat (Oxford), spines gilt decorated and lettered, red labels, boards lightly rubbed, vol. i joints neatly repaired, a fine set.
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