An Impartial History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, During the Reign of King Charles the First. With the precedent Passages and Actions that contributed thereto, and the happy End and Conclusion thereof by the Restoration of King Charles II.

  • Hooper, Jacob
  • London: Printed, and Sold by all the Booksellers in Town and Country 1738
  • ESTC T73385.

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Description

FIRST EDITION, folio, pp. 304, 205-212, 313-628 (text continuous despite pagination) + frontispiece and 26 plates. Contemporary mottled calf, boards bordered with a gilt roll. Some scattered toning and spotting, one gathering browned. Sometime rebacked in paler speckled calf, red morocco label, new endpapers, boards pitted from mottling, scratched and worn.

Notes

Hooper's lavish history of the English civil war was reissued in two smaller-format volumes in 1745, but without the impressive plates that adorn this edition.

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