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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN OF BARNEVELD, ADVOCATE OF HOLLAND; WITH A VIEW OF THE PRIMARY CAUSES AND MOVEMENTS OF THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR, IN TWO VOLUMES

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN OF BARNEVELD, ADVOCATE OF HOLLAND; WITH A VIEW OF THE PRIMARY CAUSES AND MOVEMENTS OF THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR, IN TWO VOLUMES

by JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY

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NEW YORK: Harper & Brothers, 1874 The Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547-1619) was the principal architect of the independence of the republic of the United Provinces of the Netherlands after the death of William the Silent. Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-77, American historian and diplomat, b. Dorchester, Mass. Author of two novels concerning Thomas Morton (1839 and 1849), as well as a number of articles for the North American Review. Motley's study of the history of the Netherlands resulted in The Rise of the Dutch Republic (3 vol., 1856), long a standard work and a popular success, and History of the United Netherlands (4 vol., 1860-67). His last work, The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, appeared in 1874. VERY NICE TWO VOLUME SET, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, LEATHER ON SPINE AND CORNERS, NICE RED DECORATION FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE, WORN ON SPINENS, SOME LIGHT FOXING IN VERY FRONT AND BACK BLANK PAGES, NICE MARBLING ALONG PAGE EDGES. TIGHT AND IN GOOD SHAPE. INSIDE PAGES IN GOOD SHAPE. NO MARKINGS. GREAT HISTORY, COLLECTOR ITEM. 1776 BOOKSTORE, WHERE HISTORY LIVES. 864 PAGES.

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Title
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN OF BARNEVELD, ADVOCATE OF HOLLAND; WITH A VIEW OF THE PRIMARY CAUSES AND MOVEMENTS OF THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR, IN TWO VOLUMES
Author
JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY
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Harper & Brothers
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NEW YORK
Date Published
1874
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