The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from his Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the same, and of his History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to his Banishment in 1667. Written by Himself. Printed from his Original Manuscripts, given to the University of Oxford, by the Heirs of the late Earl of Clarendon. Edward HYDE, Earl of CLARENDON.
The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from his Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the same, and of his History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to his Banishment in 1667. Written by Himself. Printed from his Original Manuscripts, given to the University of Oxford, by the Heirs of the late Earl of Clarendon.
The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from his Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the same, and of his History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to his Banishment in 1667. Written by Himself. Printed from his Original Manuscripts, given to the University of Oxford, by the Heirs of the late Earl of Clarendon.

The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from his Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the same, and of his History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to his Banishment in 1667. Written by Himself. Printed from his Original Manuscripts, given to the University of Oxford, by the Heirs of the late Earl of Clarendon.

Oxford: At the Clarendon Printing-House, 1759. [Historical Biography] FIRST EDITION. Folio (37 x 24cm), pp.[4] iv; 133 [1]; [2] 523 [13]. With a copper engraved portrait frontispiece by R. White, after a painting by Peter Lely, as well as occasional engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary speckled full panelled calf, with raised bands, gilt titles to an orange label on spine, and all edges speckled red. Armorial bookplate of John Moins to front pastedown, with offsetting to free endpaper, and heavy spotting to rear endpapers. A central horizontal crease to frontispiece, closely trimmed to fore-edge, and heavily offset to title page. A lovely crisp, clean copy otherwise. Light wear to binding, with blacking-out to a second volume label below the title label. Very good. Item #60275

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