Letters and Memorials of State in the Reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First, Part of the Reign of King Charles the Second and Oliver's Usurpation. Written and Collected By Sir Henry Sydney Knight of the Garter, Etc

By: SYDNEY, Sir Henry

Price: £1,250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


2 volumes. pp, [frontis] [xi] xii 400 [i] xii 733., Contemporary gilt bordered full leather, with 6 gilt decorated compartments on spine, raised bands and red morocco title labels. Steel engraved frontis depicts Sir Philip Sydney reclining next to a tree. "The whole containing the ancient state of Ireland; with characters and private memoirs. Also the ancient government of the principality of Wales the wars between the Spaniards, and thge states general of the Netherlands....The intriegues of the several courts of Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First.......etc etc etc" Boards worn, Spine of vol 1 quite worn and cracked but hinges strong and unaffected. Spine of vol 2 slightly cracked, but not weakened, some worming with loss to boards, but this very limited in extent. Sporadic light foxing, minor tanning to the text, label with pen mark at foot of spine one Vol 2, Vol 1 has had similar label removed with subsequent loss.

Title: Letters and Memorials of State in the Reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First, Part of the Reign of King Charles the Second and Oliver's Usurpation. Written and Collected By Sir Henry Sydney Knight of the Garter, Etc

Author Name: SYDNEY, Sir Henry

Categories: Literature, Diaries, Letters, and Essays, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Arthur Collins Esq 1746: 1746

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Folio

Book number: 36369

Keywords: Letters,Sir Henry Sydney,History,Queen Elizabeth the First,British History,Antiquarian