Book #79286
Item #79286 A Collection of All the Publicke Orders, Ordiances and Declarations. Great Britain, Parliament.
A Collection of All the Publicke Orders, Ordiances and Declarations...

A Collection of All the Publicke Orders, Ordiances and Declarations...

Ordinances and Orders from the First English Civil War [Great Britain]. [Parliament]. A Collection of All the Publicke Orders Ordinances and Declarations of Both Houses of Parliament, From the Ninth of March 1642. Untill December 1646. Together with Severall of his Majesties Proclamations and Other Papers Printed at Oxford. Also a Convenient Table for the Finding of the Severall Date and Title of the Particulars Herein Mentioned. London: Printed by T.W. for Ed: Husband, Printer to the Honorable House of Commons, 1646. [18], 5-943 [i.e. 951], [1], 24 pp. Pagination irregular, text complete. Engraved frontispiece depicting Parliament. Folio (11-1/4" x 7"). Contemporary speckled calf, new morocco spine label, blind rules to boards, raised bands, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, gilt rules to board edges, edges of text block rouged. A few shallow scuffs and faint stains to boards, which are slightly bowed, light rubbing to extremities, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, pastedowns loose, hinges cracked, later armorial bookplate (of John Fairfax Crowder) to inner front board, later owner signature (Mathison?) and recent bookplate (of Dr. and Mrs. H.R. Knohl) to front pastedown, small tear to front free endpaper. Light toning to interior, light soiling in a few places, faint dampstaining to last several leaves, later binder's notes tipped onto first leaf of table, marginal markings and brief later annotations in pencil to a few leaves. A very good copy. $2,000. * Only edition. Published near the end of the first English Civil War, this volume collects ordinances and orders issued during that time. Many relate directly to the war, while others deal with everyday governance or ideological issues such as religious liberty. English Short-Title Catalogue R007926.

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