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A DISCOURSE OF MONARCHY, More particularly, of the Imperial Crowns of England, Scotland, and Ireland, According… by  John (1626-1696) [not on title but signs dedication] Wilson - Hardcover - 1684 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: V74892)

A DISCOURSE OF MONARCHY, More particularly, of the Imperial Crowns of England, Scotland, and Ireland, According to the Ancient, Common, and Statute-Laws of the same. With a Close from the whole, As it relates to the Succession of his Royal Highness James Duke of York.

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A DISCOURSE OF MONARCHY, More particularly, of the Imperial Crowns of England, Scotland, and Ireland, According to the Ancient, Common, and Statute-Laws of the same. With a Close from the whole, As it relates to the Succession of his Royal Highness James Duke of York.

by Wilson, John (1626-1696) [not on title but signs dedication]

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London: Printed by M[ary] C[larke] for Jos. Hindmarsh, Bookseller to his Royal Highness., 1684. Hardcover. Very Good-. Octavo (11x17cm) speckled brown leather on 4 raised bands with orange gilt spine title label (neat small repair to head of spine, tips rubbed) All edges marbled but darkened, [14]pp (titlepage, dedication & contents) + 272pp + errata leaf tipped in, collated complete except lacks blank leaf A8. Side notes and good margins, monogram engraved bookplate by W.G.R., pages crisp and clean throughout. *Supports the succession to Charles II of his brother James Duke of York, in spite of (p 236) "the moral impossibility of introducing the Romish Religion, tho the Prince were of that Persuasion". Very rare (Wing W2921, ESTC R27078).

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V74892
Title
A DISCOURSE OF MONARCHY, More particularly, of the Imperial Crowns of England, Scotland, and Ireland, According to the Ancient, Common, and Statute-Laws of the same. With a Close from the whole, As it relates to the Succession of his Royal Highness James Duke of York.
Author
Wilson, John (1626-1696) [not on title but signs dedication]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
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Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by M[ary] C[larke] for Jos. Hindmarsh, Bookseller to his Royal Highness.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1684
Keywords
monarchy kings rulers succession Romish religion
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