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The Works of the Camden Society

1838: Historie of the Arrivall of Edward IV. in England and the Finall Recouerye of his Kingdomes from Henry VI.
Edited by John Bruce

1839: Plumpton Correspondence
Edited by Thomas Stapleton

1839: The Political Songs of England
Edited and Translated by Thomas Wright

1839: A Chronicle of the First Thirteen Years of the Reign of King Edward the Fourth by John Warkworth, D.D.
Edited by James Orchard Halliwell

1840: Chronica Jocelini de Brakelonda
Edited by Johanne Gage Rokewode

1840: Annals of the First Four Years of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, By Sir John Hayward
Edited by John Bruce

1842: Rutland Papers. Original Documents illustrative of the Courts and Times of Henry VII. and Henry VIII.
By William Jerden

1843: The Diary of Dr. Thomas Cartwright

1843: Three Chapters of Letters relating to the Suppression of Monasteries
Edited by Thomas Wright

1844: Croniques de London
Edited by George James Aungier

1845: The Autobiography of Sir John Bramston, K.B.

1845: Verney Papers. Notes of Proceedings in The Long Parliament, Temp. Charles I.
Edited by John Bruce

1846: The Chronicle of Calais, in the Reigns of Henry VII. and Henry VIII.
Edited by John Gough Nichols

1847: A Commentary of the Services and Charges of William Lord Grey of Wilton, K.G.
Edited by Sir Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton

1847: Polydore Vergil's English History. Volume I.
Edited by Sir Henry Ellis

1848: The Diary of Henry Machyn
Edited by John Gough Nichols

1854: A Roll of the Household Expenses of Richard de Swinfield, Volume I
Edited by the Rev. John Webb

1854: A Roll of the Household Expenses of Richard de Swinfield, Volume II
Edited by the Rev. John Webb

1858: The Domesday of St. Pauls of the Year M.CC.XXII
With an Introduction, Notes, and Illustrations by William Hale Hale

1861: Letters Written by John Chamberlain during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth
Edited from the Originals by Sarah Williams

1863: The Life of Marmaduke Rawdon of York
Edited by Robert Davies

1895: Visitations of Churches Belonging to St Paul's Cathedral
Edited by W. Sparrow Simpson

1896: The Archpriest Controversy
Edited by Thomas Graves Law

with

The Narrative of General Venables
Edited for the Royal Historical Society by C. H. Firth

1839 - 1896 - London - printed for The Camden Society
1900 - London - Longmans, Green, and Co

8.5" by 7"


 

DETAILS

An uncommon, thoroughly interesting twenty-four volume set of The Camden Society publications rare to find in such a nice uniform run.

Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration.

A Roll of the Household Expenses of Richard de Swinfield, Volume I has been rebacked with the original spine laid down.

Many pages from Three Chapters of Letters relating to the Suppression of Monasteries are unopened.

With an armorial nameplate for William Colborne to the front pastedown of King Edward the Fourth.

Several of the volumes are bound by Edmonds & Remnants with a bookbinder's label on the front or rear pastedowns.

The Camden Society, named after the early English historian William Camden, was founded in 1838 in London to publish early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books. By the 1880s, the Camden Society was experiencing financial problems, brought about in part by a project to create a general index to its first 100 volumes. In 1896, the Society merged with the Royal Historical Society.

CONDITION

The bindings are generally tight and firm. Several of the hinges are just starting. The front inner hinge of Edward the Fourth is strained. The rear inner hinge of Domesday is strained between pages 136-13, and the inner rear hinge of Machyn is strained. The inner hinges of Richard de Swinfield Volume I are slightly strained. The first few pages of Jocelini de Brakelonda have been reinforced with good quality paper to the gutter. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping. Historie of Edward IV has discolouration from water damage to the boards, and Richard de Swinfield, Volume II has marks to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with occasional foxing and handling marks in several volumes. With ink signatures to several of the front pastedowns and free-endpapers. With a nameplate to the front pastedown of Jocelini de Brakelonda, and plates of St Edmunds Bury Abbey to the free-endpapers, along with slightly browned watermarks to the frontispiece. With nameplates and institutional labels to the front endpapers of Polydore Vergil. With an institutional ink stamp to the half-title of Archpriest Controversy. Overall the condition is near very good.


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