Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters in Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments

By: Rushworth John

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Complete in 8 volumes. Folio. 1721. [1618-1648]. Digested in order of time. 8 Vols., [vol. 8 being The Tryal of Thomas Earl of Strafford, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, upon an impeachment of High Treason]. Folio. Large paper copies. Portrait frontis. vol. 1. of the author, together with epistle dedicatory to Richard [Cromwell] Lord Protector. This is the best edition, according to W.T. Lowndes in his Bibliographer's Manual (London: Henry G. Bohn, 18640. Rushworth's Collection ''is full of vastly curious and valuable matter.'' - Bp. Warburton. In the historical part Rushworth is as partial in his narrative on the side of the Parliament as Nalson (in his work An Impartial Collection of the Great Affairs of State, from the beginning of the Scotch Rebellion in 1639 to the murder of King Charles I. 2 vols. Folio. London: 1682-3). is on the side of the King; and they are both to be consulted with great allowance for their partiality. Bound in recent buckram/cloth, gilt bands, red leather title labels, full gilt edges, all bindings in excellent clean condition, hinge joints strong without any wear. Internally, some general light age browning, a few page with light staining to edges, but text in good clean condition throughout. A very good clean well bound 8 volume work

Title: Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters in Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments

Author Name: Rushworth John

Categories: General, Reference, Antiquarian, History,

Publisher: London, D. Browne, J. Walthoe, J. Knapton: 1721

Binding: Hardcover

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 002577