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Manifesto Of The Communist Party

By Marx, Karl 1818-1883. [ edited and annotated By F. Engels

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House This copy is the one with 108 pages. It is undated but was published by the Foreign Languages Publishing, Moscow and printed in the Union of Socialist Republics. As often with publications like this, at the rear most page there are two numbers stamped these are "27" and "40". This could be a 1940 issue?, but I understand that that copy had on 73 pages. Nevertheless, is very good in soft covers, two portraits of Marx and Engels, a few surface marks to rear cover. Authorised English translation. p.108. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$22.43

A history of Greece [ 12 Volume Set ]

By Grote, George 1794-1871.

London: John Murray, 1883. Widely acknowledged as the most authoritative Victorian study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the view of Greek history which still prevails in textbooks and popular accounts of the ancient world today. Grote employs direct and clear language to take the reader from the earliest times of legendary Greece to the death of Alexander and his generation, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and examining the growth and decline of the Athenian democracy. The work explains Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven throughout are the important but outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. Volume 1 focuses on the legendary Greece, the times of epic poetry and legend, and explains how what we read today as myth was once, as Grote describes it, 'accredited history which the first Greeks could conceive or relish of their past time'. A New Edition: Volume I: Preface; Part I. Legendary Greece; Volume II: Part I. Legendary Greece (cont.); Part II. Historical Greece; Volume III: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume IV: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume V: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume VI: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume VII: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume VIII: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume IX: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume X: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume XI: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Volume XII: Part II. Historical Greece (cont.); Index. 12 v. : port., plans, maps (fold. leafs) ; 19 cm. Preface to Vol.1 dated 1846. Includes bibliographical references and index (v. 12). All retaining their original blind embossed terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles to spines. Very good copies, light bumps to spine ends. [ Location: BR2 ]. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by With Portrait and Plans . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$252.35

The diary of John Milward, Esq., member of Parliament for Derbyshire, September, 1666 to May, 1668 : Edited, with some notes and an introd. on his life / by Caroline Robbins.
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The diary of John Milward, Esq., member of Parliament for Derbyshire, September, 1666 to May, 1668 : Edited, with some notes and an introd. on his life / by Caroline Robbins.

By Milward, John 1599-1670.; [ Edited By Robbins, Caroline

Cambridge: The University Press, 1938. The manuscript of the diary is in the British Museum (Additional mss. 33413) cf. p. [xxvii]. Appendices: I. Speeches by Sir John Holland, Bart.--II. Additional manuscripts 35865, ff. 10-42: notes attributed to Arthur Capel. ci, 349, [1] p. incl. geneal. tab ; 23 cm. Bibliography: p. [xxvii]-xxx. An eceptionally clean copy, the book is fresh and bright, and while the dust jacket has internal reinforcement, it is now protected within a removeable sleeve and presents well. [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good+ - with Repairs . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.43

William Sheppard, Cromwell\'s law Reformer
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William Sheppard, Cromwell's law Reformer

By Matthews, Nancy L.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. SERIES: Cambridge studies in English legal history. Based on the author's thesis (master's - University of Maryland)--Pref. Contents: Preface; Notes on style and on bibliography; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Biography; 2. Early legal works, 1641-1654; 3. The Protectorate period, 1654-1959; 4. England's balme; 5. Later contributions to legal literature, 1660-1674; 6. Conclusion; Bibliographical comment; Chronological bibliography of Sheppard's books; Sheppard's sources; Index. Summary: This study presents a full account of Sheppard's employment under Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate as well as an examination of his family background and education, his religious commitment to John Owen's party of Independents and his legal philosophy. An appraisal of all Sheppard's legal works, including those written during the Civil War and the Restoration period, illustrates the overlapping concerns with law reform, religion and politics in his generation. Sheppard had impressively consistent goals for the reform of English law and his prescient proposals anticipate the reforms ultimately adopted in the nineteenth century, culminating in the Judicature Acts of 1875-8. Dr Matthews examines the relative importance of Sheppard's books to his generation and to legal literature in general. The study provides a full bibliography of Sheppard's legal and religious works and an appendix of the sources Sheppard used in the composition of his books on the law. 307 p. ; 22 cm. A nice copy, with ink inscription of previous owner, neatly to the ffep. [ Location: Landing Case ]. Hard Cover. Near Fine/None Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.70

Exeter, 1540-1640 : the growth of an English country Town
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Exeter, 1540-1640 : the growth of an English country Town

By MacCaffrey, Wallace T (Wallace Trevethic)

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1958. SERIES: Harvard historical monographs ; 35. Distributed in Great Britain by: Oxford University Press, London. [8], 311p : front., tabs., map (fold., col.) ; 21cm. Includes bibliography: p[295]-299 and index. A nice copy with no real faults in a like dust jacket. No inscriptions. [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.22

Dudley Carleton to John Chamberlain, 1603-1624 : Jacobean letters .
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Dudley Carleton to John Chamberlain, 1603-1624 : Jacobean letters .

By Dorchester, Dudley Carlteton. [ Edited By: Lee, Maurice.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1972. x, 335 p. : port. ; 24 cm. Includes bibliography and index. A very nice copy, in a decent enough Jacket, one tiny nick and light extremity rubs. { Location: Landing Case }. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good - See Below / Images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.46

The History of the Inquisition, as it subsists in the kingdoms of Spain, Portugal, &c. and in both the Indies, to this day.
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The History of the Inquisition, as it subsists in the kingdoms of Spain, Portugal, &c. and in both the Indies, to this day.

By Baker, J. Rev., M.A.

London: printed and sold by Joseph Marshall; and George Davies and Robert Spencer, 1734. Compiled and translated by the Reverend J. Baker, M.A. Illustrated with copper plates. The following detail is taken from the title page "Comprehending as well an entertaining Series of its Transactions, as an exact Account of its Constitution, Power, &c. under the following Heads: I. Its Rise, Progress, and Establishment. II. The extraordinary Methods taken to support it. III. The almost boundless Jurisdiction of this Court; its Officers, Laws, Customs, &c. IV. The Nature of its Proceedings against Hereticks. V. The Judgments, Penances, Executions, &c. Interspersed with various, extraordinary, and particular relations concerning the treatment of persons prosecuted in that court; as of Isaac Martin, an Englishman, who lay long in Prison at Granada, in the Reign of the late King George; and whose Account has the Sanction of a Certificate signed by both Archbishops, and by thirteen Bishops, at the Instance of Mr. Secretary Craggs: With many other genuine Cases, extracted from credible Authors, and from Original Papers. To which is added, an appendix of necessary records, and various Original Letters on the Conduct of the Inquisition, hitherto never printed. Compiled and translated by the Reverend J. Baker, M. A. Illustrated with Copper Plates". An extremely pleasant, clean, and nicely bound copy. Now in tasteful quarter leather and marble boards. These are fine. The contents a super given the age of this copy. Only one page [ 370 ] has a small area of stain, and this does not obscure the text, one short professionally repaired edge tear to one plate. . p.viii, 6 plates [ frontis ], 532. [ Location: Lothlorien ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$532.75

The Verneys : a true story of love, war, and madness in seventeenth-century England
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The Verneys : a true story of love, war, and madness in seventeenth-century England

By Tinniswood, Adrian.

New: Riverhead Books, 2007. 1st impression Copy. Traces the story of the seventeenth-century English family as drawn from their personal letters and other documents, discussing how their experiences reflected the realities of period gentry life, in an account that includes coverage of their relationships with Parliament and the royal family. 569p ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. a fine copy in a like dust jacket. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.25

Taswell-Langmead's English constitutional history from the Teutonic conquest to the present time
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Taswell-Langmead's English constitutional history from the Teutonic conquest to the present time

By Taswell-Langmead, Thomas Pitt.;Plucknett, Theodore F. T. (Theodore Frank Thomas)

London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1960. 11th Edition: 733p ; 25 cm. This is a very nice clean, fresh copy, free of any inscriptions. I do not believe this book was issued/published with a Dust Jacket. Sweet & Maxwell noted for their Law books did not tend to publish their books as such. [ Location: Landing Case ]. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.13

Vexed and troubled Englishmen, 1590-1642.
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Vexed and troubled Englishmen, 1590-1642.

By Bridenbaugh, Carl.

London: Clarendon Press, 1968. SERIES: The beginnings of the American people ; 1; pp. xix. 487. 1968. Note that Vol. 2 is 'No peace beyond the Line : The English in the Caribbean 1624-1690'. This volume is firm and clean, in a complete Jacket, light rubs to outer corners of the spine head, a tad dusty. During the period in question, about 2% of the entire population of England chose to leave these Islands and seek a future elsewhere. [ Location: FP2 ] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$15.15

Elizabethan Puritanism
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Elizabethan Puritanism

By Trinterud, Leonard J. [ Edited By

New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. Series - A Library of Protestant thought. xv, 454 p ; 24 cm. Bibliography: p. 441-444. A very good, firm, cleand and square copy. Totally secure, free of any inscriptions. In a complete Jacket, just with normal shelf wear/handling and fade of spine. [ Loaction: Dark OAK 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.34

The ancient state, authoritie, and proceedings of the Court of Requests
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The ancient state, authoritie, and proceedings of the Court of Requests

By Caesar, Julius Sir 1558-1636.; L. M. Hill. [ Edited and with an introduction By

London: Cambridge University Press, 1975. Series - (Cambridge studies in English legal history.) CONTENTS: 1. The Epistle Dedicatory; 2. The Court's authority as demonstrated in the records of the Court of Requests; 3. Excerpts from the Order and Decree Books and other records of the Court of Requests; 4. Statutory and common-law precedents concerning the Court of Requests; 5. Orders, notes and commissions from 4. Henry VI until 1630 dealing with the Court Council or the Court of Requests. SUMMARY: Sir Julius Caesar was the servant of Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I, serving as Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, Master of Requests, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Master of the Rolls and Privy Councillor. He also sat in the later Elizabethan parliaments and all but one in James' reign. Throughout his long and active career, Caesar preserved hundreds of volumes of his papers. They are largely in the custody of the British Museum and the text of this edition has been taken from BM Lansdowne MS 125. At the end of the sixteenth century English civilians were pressed to defend themselves and their courts against the judicial monopoly which the common lawyers were asserting. While this has often been regarded as a problem of conflicting legal systems and jurisprudential ideologies, it is apparent from Sir Julius Caesar's work that the questions were far more pragmatic than ideological. xivii, 281 p. ; 23 cm. A very nice copy in a similar dust jacket, a trifle rubbed at corners. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.38

Clarendon and the rhetoric of historical form
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Clarendon and the rhetoric of historical form

By Brownley, Martine Watson.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. SUMMARY: Clarendon and the Rhetoric of Historical Form is the first major evaluation from a literary point of view of the writings of Edward Hyde, the first Earl of Clarendon and the most important English historiographer of the seventeenth century. As an early reformer in the Long Parliament, as an adviser to Charles I and Charles II, as the major architect of the Restoration on the Royalist side, and as Lord Chancellor of England from 1660 to 1667, Clarendon played a crucial role in determining the course of English history during and after the tumultuous years of the civil wars. As a historian and a literary stylist, he produced the History of the Rebellion, generally regarded as the greatest historical work written in England during the seventeenth century. Martine Watson Brownley evaluates Clarendon's literary abilities and achievements, focusing on his prose style, narrative form, and thematic structure on biographical influences on his writing; and on his literary background and associations. She also places Clarendon in the context of the development of English literary historiography during the seventeenth century. Various political and literary changes--for example, the antiquarian movement, the civil wars, and alterations in English prose and narrative styles--made the seventeenth century a particularly crucial era in the evolution of an English historiography that would lead to historical works which were also classics of literature. Brownley demonstrates that, through his experiments in style and structure in the History of the Rebellion, and particularly through the imaginative overview which he evolved for and in his work, Clarendon made the most significant advances in English literary historiography before the late eighteenth-century triumvirate of Gibbon, Robertson, and Hume. Clarendon and the Rhetoric of Historical Form will be valuable to scholars interested in historiography, prose and narrative style, and seventeenth-century literature and history. xv, 239 p. ; 24 cm. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 189-225. A fine copy in a pleasant dust jacket, a trifle rubbed to corners. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.88

Clarendon and the English Revolution
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Clarendon and the English Revolution

By Harris, R. W. (Ronald Walter)

London: Chatto & Windus, 1983. Clarendon was the greatest Royalist Statesman of the seventeenth century and the first of the great English Historians. 456 p. : port. ; 24 cm. Includes Index. Bibliography: p. [420]-450. A fine copy in a nice dust jacket, trifle faded to spine, tiny dint [ not penetrating the Jacket, to outer edge. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.25

Viscount Bolingbroke : Tory humanist
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Viscount Bolingbroke : Tory humanist

By Hart, Jeffrey Peter

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1965. Series - Studies in political history. xi, 169 p. ; 23 cm. A biographical and critical study. The Author uses modern thinking and scholarship to revaluate the career and impact of Bolingbroke. Much of Bolingbroke's thoughts derive from the humanist traditions of the Renaissance. A fine copy in a very clean, bright Jacket. [ Location : Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$17.81

1707 : seventeen seven, the Union of Scotland and England in contemporary documents, with a commentary.

By Scott, P. H. (Paul Henderson)

Edinburgh: Chambers, 1979. A fine copy in a like dust jacket. p.72. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$11.88

Political culture and cultural politics in early modern Europe : essays presented to David Underdown
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Political culture and cultural politics in early modern Europe : essays presented to David Underdown

By Underdown, David.; Amussen, Susan Dwyer.; Kishlansky, Mark A. [ edited By

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995. SUMMARY: The history of early modern England has too often been characterized by sharp divisions between those adopting particular approaches to the past. More recently, however, historians have sought to integrate social and political history at the intersection of politics and culture. Whether politics is seen as inscribed within a matrix of social relations and cultural assumptions or culture is seen as an expression of political enfranchisement outside of conventional institutional arrangements, subjects and approaches which were once carefully categorized are now becoming mutually illuminating. Combining the work of major scholars on both sides of the Atlantic this volume seeks to explore the interconnections between popular culture and political activism at both the local and central levels. Strongly influenced by the work of David Underdown, the contributions range across a spectrum of social and political history from witchcraft to the aristocracy, from forest riots to battles of the Civil War. Within this diversity, the contributors offer a cohesive approach to the study of early modern Europe encouraging the exploration of mentalities and political activities, as well as artistic rendering, writing and ceremony, within the widest context of cultural politics. CONTENTS: Introduction - political culture and cultural politics in early modern England, Susan Amussen and Mark Kishlansky. Part 1 The culture of politics: the unweariableness of Mr Pym - influence and eloquence in the Long Parliament, J.S. Morrill; the faith of Joseph Hall, Peter Lake; honour, rhetoric and political culture - the Earl of Huntingdon and his enemies, Richard Cust; the Wentworth forest riot - property rights and political culture in restoration England, Molly McClain; in the midst of ceremony - cathedral and community in 17th century Wells, Carl B. Estabrook; gender and politics in Leveller literature, Ann Hughes; "If I did say so, I lyed" - Elizabeth Cellier and the construction of credibility in the Popish plot crisis, Rachel Weil. Part 2 The politics of culture: "The part of a Christian Man" - the cultural politics of manhood in early modern England, Susan Amussen; companionate marriage versus male friendship - anxiety for the lineal family in Jacobean drama, Lisa Jardine; remembering Marston Moor - the culture of politics, Maija Jansson; underground verse and the transformation of early Stuart political culture, Thomas Cogswell; wit in a roundhead - the dilemma of Marchamont Nedham, Blair Worden; turning frogs into princes - Aesop's fables and the political culture of early modern England, Mark Kishlansky. vii, 369 p : ill ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$53.44

The struggle for the freedom of the press from Caxton to Cromwell
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The struggle for the freedom of the press from Caxton to Cromwell

By Clyde, William M'Callum.

London: Published for St. Andrews university by H. Milford, Oxford university Press, 1934. SERIES: University of St. Andrews. Publications ; 37. "In substance, this volume is a thesis submitted in 1929 to the University of St. Andrews in fulfilment of the conditions for the degree of PH. D."--Pref. xvi, 360 p ; 25 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Very good within the original Cloth. Free of any inscriptions. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$23.75

Fenland riots and the English revolution
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Fenland riots and the English revolution

By Lindley, Keith.

London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1982. A lovely copy of a difficult title, in an equally nice dust Jacket. Not price clipped. Free of any inscriptions. ix, 276 pages : maps ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.63

Charles James Fox

By Derry, John W. (John Wesley)

London: B. T. Batsford, 1972. 454, [10] p., leaf : illus., ports. ; 23 cm. Bibliography: p. [439]-446. A nice clean copy, in a like dust jacket, now protected within a removeable sleeve. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.88

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