CLARENDON, Edward Hyde (Earl of).

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,

£2,000

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,
begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages and actions, that contributed thereunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King’s blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th May, in the year 1660.
Oxford, Printed at the Theater, 1707.

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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).

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Three volumes, folio (39 x 25 cm). [4], xxiii, 557, [3]; [16], 581, [3]; [24] 603, [25]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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