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CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of.

Rare books by Edward Clarendon, including first editions, signed first editions, and copies in fine bindings of The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in Ireland.

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  1. The History Of The Rebellion And Civil Wars In England.
    CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of. The History Of The Rebellion And Civil Wars In England.

    Oxford : 1819

    A very pleasing library set of Clarendon's History, which was "the most sophisticated and finely balanced history yet written in English" (ODNB) when first published in Oxford in 1702-3, and remained a staple of all libraries for long after. This set was in the library of the Carleton-Cowper family at Carleton Hall, near Penrith, Cumbria: the house... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 114062

  2. 138605
    CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,

    Oxford : 1707, & 1759 [Life]

    Second folio edition of the History, large paper issue; together with the first edition of Clarendon's autobiography, also a large paper issue; all uncut, and uniformly bound in an imposing Victorian binding. Originally written in the 1640s and revised in 1671, the history was first published in folio between 1702 and 1704, and in octavo from 1705 to... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 138605

  3. 134528
    CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in Ireland,

    London : 1720

    First edition. Clarendon's account of the events in Ireland after the death of Charles I, the supplement to his famous History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (1702-4), had previously circulated in manuscript only. Edward Hyde (as he then was) was a close personal friend and political ally of the first duke of Ormond (1610-1688), leader of... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 134528

  4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.
    CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.

    Oxford : 1807

    Large paper issue - Lowndes notes that only 50 such sets were printed - of this very appealing Oxford edition presented here in a choice Regency binding. First published between 1702 and 1707 (with the first octavo edition appearing in 1705-06) Clarendon's great History has "remained in the mind because of his literary achievementthe fashioning of the... Learn More
    £1,875.00

    Stock Code: 106106

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