• New listingTillesley ANIMADVERSIONS UPON SELDEN'S HISTORY OF TITHES 1619 4to Rare 1ST ED NR

    THE FINEST PRO-TITHING CONSERVATIVE REBUTTAL TO SELDEN
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  • William Camden Remaines Concerning Britiane 1629 Fourth Edition History FPOBO

    Remaines Concerning Britiane By. { Empresses, Apparell, Artillerie, Wise Speeches, Proverbes, Poesies, Epitaphs. The fourth Impression, Reviewed, Corrected, and increased. Remaines subsequently ran into many editions.
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  • 1699 HISTORICAL LIBRARY D. SICULUS 1ST ENGLISH MAPS EGYPT WAR PERSIA SEA MONSTER

    1699/1700; Diodorus Siculus, George Booth;1st English Edition ; London, Printed by Edw. Bibliotheca historica, is a work of universal history by Diodorus Siculus. It consisted of forty books, which were divided into three sections.
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  • 1590 Britannia by William Camden Great Britain IRELAND SCOTLAND Saxons England

    It is a study that relates landscape, geography, antiquarianism, and history. Rather than write a history, Camden wanted to describe in detail the Great Britain of the present, and to show how the traces of the past could be discerned in the existing landscape.
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  • 1694 1st English ed History of Edict of Nantes Benoist Huguenots Calvinism 2v

    Th -century French Protestant, most known for his perspectives on the Edict of Nantes. His book on the Edict of Nantes was an enormous undertaking and was published over the course of three years at the end of the 1600s.
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  • Thomas Fuller The Church-History of Britain 1655 1st Ed Plates & Blanks FPOBO

    “The Church-History of Britain; From the Birth of Jesus Christ, Untill the Year / M. DC. the 1655 First Edition of. Church-History was printed with The History of the University of Cambridge since the Conquest and The History of Waltham Abbey.
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  • William Dugdale Antiquities of Warwickshire 1656 First Edition Complete

    A Native of Warwickshire,William Dugdale took to antiquarian studies in his twenties, shortly after the death of his father. During the interregnum, Dugdale worked on his Monasticon Anglicanum, a record of the abbeys and monasteries of England, as well as his Antiquities of Warwickshire.
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  • 1688 Puritan William Bates Harmony of the Divine Bible Sermons Fall of Man Sin

    Th -century Nonconformist preachers. BATES, William. References: Wing B 1115. This classic discusses the power of God, God’s justice, reasons for unbelief, the truth of God’s redemption, and a blatant portrayal of the fall of man.
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  • 1698 1st ed Works John MILTON British History English FOLIO Cromwell ENGLAND

    Published : Amsterdam : [s.n.], 1698. John Milton (1608 – 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Publisher : Amsterdam : [s.n.], 1698.
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  • 1647 Francis Bacon History of Henry VII England Tudor Dynasty ELZEVIR Philosophy

    In this book, Bacon provides a detailed account of the life of Henry VII, however, not just from a historical perspective, but also providing a sense of the character of the king. From Bacon himself.
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  • Robert Thoroton The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire 1677 1st Ed Hollar Plates

    He took very little part in the Civil War, although his sympathies were with the royalists, but as a magistrate he was very active in taking proceedings against the Quakers. In 1667 Thoroton, aided by a band of helpers, began to work upon his great county history, The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire.
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  • 1682 1ed History of English Scottish Civil War Robert Bruce Nalson Collection 2v

    ‘Nalson is worth turning over, being full of vastly curious and valuable authentic pieces’.”. This folio-printed book deals with details of Scotland, including that of the Scottish War for Independence and the right of Robert the Bruce.
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  • 1664 History of Masaniello Revolt in Naples Italy Giraffi English Habsburg Spain

    An exact history of the late revolutions in Naples; and of their monstrous successes : not to be parallel'd by any ancient or modern history. Published by the Lord Alexander Giraffi in Italian; and (for the rarenesse of the subject) rendred to English, by J.H., Esqr.
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  • 1683 Works Of Josephus Jewish Wars Maccabees Copper Plates Lg. Folio 14"x10"

    BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN 19TH CENTURY FULL LEATHER BINDING WITH BLIND STAMP DETAILS TO COVERS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RIBS TO SPINE WITH BLIND STAMP DETAILS TO COMPARTMENTS AND BRIGHT GILT TITLE SPINE. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS, SOME LIGHT SPORADIC FOXING, SOME SOILING TO PAGES (SEE PHOTOS). ILLUSTRATED WITH COPPER PLATES - ONE LARGE FOLD OUT, 854 PAGES PLU INDEX, LARGE FOLIO BINDING MEASURES 14.25"x9.75". 335 YEARS OLD. A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE BOOK! ***Note - There is not a red stain on the pages, I was wearing a red shirt when I took these pictures and the reflection of that shirt is what you see on the pages.***.
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  • 1655 1ed Puritan Thomas Goodwin Roman History Hebrew Jew Rites Greek Archaeology

    2 Dissenter. Thomas Goodwin (1600 – 1680), known as "the Elder", was an English Puritan theologian and preacher, and an important leader of religious Independents. Christopher Hill places Goodwin in the "main stream [sic] of Puritan thought".
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  • 1664 1st ed LIVY Ab Urbe Condita History of ROME Augustus Caesar ELZEVIR 3v SET

    Famous Elzevir printing. The Latin title can be literally translated as "Books since the city's founding". Title : Titi Livii Historiarum quod extat…T. Livii Patavini Historiarum ab Urbe Condita…. Landing of Aeneas in Italy.
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  • 1677 Sir Walter Raleigh World History Rome Egypt Trojan Punic War Atlas Maps

    Sir Walter Raleigh, a 16. “The designs and style of Raleigh’s ‘History of the World’ places the book among the noblest of literary enterprises” - DNB. While imprisoned for treason, he composed his famous book ‘History of the World’ – a historical view of the world with a heavy emphasis on geography.
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  • 1677 1ed Domus Carthusiana History of London Charterhouse Hospital Sutton Herne

    This book includes prayers and devotions used in the Charterhouse and a full-page engraving depicting a monk in prayer. HERNE, Samuel. First edition. Binding: Leather; tight & secure. Language: English.
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  • 1677 EXQUISITE Francis Bacon Sylva Sylvarum Atlantis Philosophy Natural History

    Bacon wrote this book as a collection of miscellaneous topics – others include ancient wisdom and secrets. Works of Francis Bacon… Sylva Sylvarum. Sylva Sylvarum or A Natural History. ― Francis Bacon.
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  • 1683 1st ed Memoirs of Sir James Melvil History of England SCOTLAND Mary Stuart

    Published : London : Printed by E.H. for Robert Boulter., 1683. Publisher : London : Printed by E.H. for Robert Boulter., 1683. Mary, Queen of Scots (1542 – 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567.
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  • 1698 1st ed Sir Walter Raleigh World History Egypt Trojan Punic War PRISON work

    Punic Wars; Macedonian empires; Hannibal, Scipio. London : printed for Mat. First edition. Trojan Wars. Sir Walter Raleigh, a 16. While imprisoned for treason, he composed his famous book ‘History of the World’ – a historical view of the world with a heavy emphasis on geography.
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  • Sir Walter Raleigh History of the World Ross 1676 1652 Maps Plates Very Rare Wow

    Printed in London by John Saywell in 1652. As the photos show, both the books were bound contemporaneously and identically. The interior is bright and clean, with a bookplate to the inside of the front board and no markings that I find.
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  • 1692 Truth Brought to Light James I England Mysteries Witchcraft Overbury MURDER

    A remarkable work of the mysteries of the English Monarchy! (Bellany, Cogswell, 464). Illustrated title page and portrait of Thomas Overbury. London : printed for Richard Baldwin, in the year, 1692.
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  • Nicolas Chevalier Histoire de Guillaume III 1692 Romeyn de Hooghe Plates FPOBO

    Complete in All Respects With the Frontispiece and 12 Full Page Plates By de Hooghe, a Dedicatory Plate by Schoonebeek and Illustrations by the Author. A Amsterdam. [1692] Avec Privilege.”. Nicolas Chevalier Printed in Amsterdam.
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  • Simonds D’Ewes Journals of Queen Elizabeth Parliaments 1682 1st Edition FPOBO

    / Collected By Sir Simonds D’Ewes of Stow-Hall in the County of Suffolk, Knight and Baronet. Although d'Ewes was ambitious in this field, he lacked the ability to generalise or construct effectively, and died without publishing any major work, except The Primitive Practice for Preserving Truth and a few speeches.
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  • 1649 Papers Passed at New Castle & Eikon Basilike Gauden Charles I England 2in1

    ― John Gauden, Eikon Basilike. This book was printed with these two titles together in 1649. HENDERSON, Alexander; GAUDEN, John. London : printed [by John Grismond] for R. Royston, at the Angel in Ivie-lane, 1649… Reprinted [by W. Dugard for F. Eglesfield]: [London], 1648/49.
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  • "Mysterie Of Rhetorique Unvail'd" Antique Book by John Smith 1st Ed. 1657 London

    Here is a recent estate find. This is a Rare Antique 17th Century Historical 1st Edition Book Entitled "Mysterie Of Rhetorique Unvail'd" by John Smith, Published in London, Printed by E. Cotes for George Everfden in 1657.
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  • 1692 Discourses on LIVY by Niccolo Machiavelli Ancient Rome Government Politics

    MACHIAVELLI, Niccolo. ― Niccolò Machiavelli. Amsterdam : Chez Henri Desbordes, 1692. th -century Renaissance philosophy. “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.”. should be started and managed, rather than how it was managed by the Romans.
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  • 1660 Monarchy Asserted Oliver Cromwell English Civil War Parliament Charles II

    (Greene, p. 74). References: Halkett and Lang, IV, 107; Wing W 1988; Abbott,Bib. of O. Cromwell, 1060; Greene,Samuel Johnson. London : John Redmayne for Philip Chetwind, 1660. First edition. Language: English.
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  • 1642 1st ed Privileges of Baronage of England English Nobility Hunting Selden

    ― John Selden. SELDEN, John. First edition. This first edition treatise by Seldon asserts the privileges and benefits of the titles of the English nobility. This editing includes “the extracts from the French Records” (Hazlitt).
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  • 1677 1ed Domus Carthusiana History of London Charterhouse Hospital Sutton Herne

    This book includes prayers and devotions used in the Charterhouse and a full-page engraving depicting a monk in prayer. HERNE, Samuel. First edition. Binding: Leather; tight & secure. Language: English.
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  • 1501 Vision of St Bernard Clairvaux INCUNABLE Cistercian Salicetus Antidotarius

    Salicetus’s ‘Antidotarius’ claims to reproduce the prayer that prompted Christ’s embrace of Bernard. A portion of Salicetus’s devotion is as follows Nicolaus Salicetus was a 15. th -century German Cistercian monk known for his devotional prayer book ‘Antidotarius Animae’.
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  • 1648 Francis Bacon Natural History v Philosophy Scientific Experiments Puritan

    Lugduni Batavorium: Franc. Hackium, 1648. Francis Bacon, one of the most famous English philosophers and scientists of the Renaissance. ― Francis Bacon. BACON, Francis. Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm).
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  • 1623 HISTORIE OF GREAT BRITAINE UNDER ROMANS SAXONS DANES NORMANS FOLIO 13.5"x9"

    THIS LARGE FOLIO (13.5"x9"x3.5"thick) IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, BEAUTIFULLY REBOUND IN FULL CALF WITH BLIND STAMP DETAILED BORDERS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE LARGE RIBS TO SPINE WITH BLIND STAMPING TO COMPARTMENTS, BRIGHT GILT MOROCCO LABEL TO SPINE. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING BINDING. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, SOME REMARGINING TO THE FIRST FEW LEAVES AND TO PAGE 40 - WITH SOME LOSS OF TEXT (SEE PHOTOS). PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS EXCEPT FOR EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY SIGNATURE ON TITLE PAGE (SEE PHOTO), MINIMAL FOXING. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS IN TEXT WOODCUTS OF COINS, SEALS, AND GENEALOGICAL CHARTS. 1258 PAGES, LARGE FOLIO MEASURES 13.5"x9"x3.5". SECOND EDITION, 393 YEARS OLD. SPEED'S WORK IS CITED IN BOTH WILLIAM BYRD'S AND THOMAS JEFFERSON'S LIBRARIES.
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  • 1675 1ed Dugdale Baronage of England Saxon Norman Genealogy Heraldry HUGE FOLIO

    It is considered one of. Deduced from publick records, antient historians, and other authorities. William Dugdale, a 17. DUGDALE, William. the most important works on genealogy and English royal families.
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  • 1693 1ed Vindication of King Charles I England Martyr Eikon Basilike Wagstaffe

    A rare English treatise on the Eikon Basilike, an autobiography of King Charles I. WAGSTAFFE, Thomas. London : Printed for Joseph Hindmarsh, 1693. First edition. This book covers the life, reign, and execution of Charles I and refutes many of the negative claims against him as King.
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  • 1636 Life & Reign of King Edward VI & Queen Elizabeth Portrait England Hayward

    This 1636 edition, while stated second edition, it was. London : printed by Robert Young for John Partridge, 1636. Second edition. th -century English lawyer and historical writer, most known for his accounts on the life and reign of English royalty.
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  • 1639 William LAUD Canterbury & John Percy Jesuit Protestant Calvinism Martyr

    This treatise, ‘A Relation of the Conference’ describes the heated debates and controversial nature of the attitudes between Calvinists and Jesuits. This work is a first-hand account of the conference between Perry and Laud in 1622 discussing the infallibility of the church, doctrine of Calvinism, and the foundations of Scriptures and Creeds.
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  • 1648 1ed English Civil War anti Puritan Parliament Presbyterian Royalist Verax

    Main author : Verax. Divided into II. Bookes: 1. The mystery of the two Iunto’s, Presbyterian and Independent. The History of Independency, etc. together with an appendix, touching the proceedings of the Independent faction in Scotland.
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  • 1567 History of War Appian of Alexandria Roman Empire Civil Wars + Ruscelli

    Main author : Appianus of Alexandria.; Alessandro Braccesi; Girolamo Ruscelli. In the letter of Cornelius Fronto, it is revealed that a request on behalf of Appian to receive the rank of procurator occurred during the co-regency[which?].
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  • 1596 1st ed English KINGS Henry I William II England Malmesbury Bishops Savile

    This important work describes the life and reign of early English royals including Henry I and William II. th -century. Savile simply followed through on demand. (Gilreath, Wilson). SAVILE, Henry. The ‘Gesta Regum Anglorum’ isone of the earliest chronicles of the history of the kings of England, first written in the 12.
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  • 1662 1st ed Restoration of Charles II of England English Civil War James Heath

    This first edition was published in 1662 and covers the details of the first two years of the King of England, focusing primarily on the Restoration of the Monarchy of 1660. London :: Printed and are to be sold by N.G., R.H. and O.T., 1662.
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  • 1673 Scudery Curia Politiae Mahomet Henry VII Pepin TURKS Ottoman PRINCES KINGS

    A rare folio printing of Georges de Scudery’s “Curia Politiae, or Apologies of Several Princes”. This English edition was translated out of the original French by Edward Wolley (BMC). Curia politiæ: or the Apologies of several princes: justifying to the World their most eminent actions: the strength of reason, and the most exact rules of policy.
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  • 1689 1ed Design of Enslaving England Parliament v King Charles II LAW Ottoman

    –Design of Enslaving England, p.1. London : Printed for R. Baldwin, 1689. First edition. A rare pamphlet complete as originally printed. Wing attributes this work to Robert Ferguson, however, the ESTC and DNB opt for Sir William Jones to be the author.
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  • 1691 Frauds of Romish Monks Gavin EXORCISMS Mysticism Easter Eggs Sodomy Incest

    While little is known of Antonio Gavin himself, his book “The Frauds of Romish Monks and Priests” is famous for identifying actual stories of successful and failed attempts of exorcisms. The eight letters that comprise this book include topics including exorcisms of demon possessed individuals, miracles, life of a mystic, child-preachers, profane Easter-sermons and the blessing of Easter-Eggs, and the scandalous lives that monks left including adultery, incest, and sodomy!
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  • 1676 John Milton Republican Letter English Government Cromwell Political England

    These are many of Milton’s republican ideals. They are identifiable by the printer’s device on the title page – the ‘face edition’ and the ‘basket of fruit’ edition. (Hunter,A Milton Encyclopedia ).
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  • 1691 1ed History of OXFORD Duns Scotus Tyndale Erasmus Heylin Bacon Qu Elizabeth

    Beginning in 1678, Anthony Wood, an English historian and expert on all things Oxford, began compiling a great and notable work on the history of Oxford, both the university and its surroundings. Wood was given access to the archives in Oxford University and much of what he found there was published in this work – ‘Athenae Oxoniensis’.
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  • 1699 1ed Anguis Flagellatus Foxonian QUAKERS Joseph Wyeth George Whitehead

    Th -century Quaker writer. One of his most contentious works was ‘Anguis Flagellatus or a Switch for the Snake’ which was a reply to Charles Leslie’s ‘Snake in the Grass’. Leslie wrote one of the earliest attacks on Quakerism and it provoked many replies.
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