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The Camden Miscellany

Vol. XI: Camden Third Series Volume XIII

Vol. XIII: Camden Third Series Volume XXXIV

Vol. XX: Camden Third Series Volume LXXXIII

By Various

1907; 1924; 1953 - London - Offices of the Society

8.5" by 6.5", 210; xiv, 58, 26, xii, 36, xxvi, 39, 32; vi, 36, xi, 46, xv, 91pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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A collection of The Camden Miscellany.With Vol. XI: Camden Third Series Volume XIII; Vol. XIII: Camden Third Series Volume XXXIV and Vol. XX: Camden Third Series Volume LXXXIII.

In three volumes.

Volume XI contains: Some unpublished letters of Gilbert Burnet, The Historian; Extracts from the papers of Thomas Woodcock (ob.1695); The memoirs of Sir George Courthop (1616-1865); and The Commonwealth Charter of the City of Salisbury, September, 1656.

Volume XIII contains: Gesta Dunelmensia, A.D. MCCC; Supplementary Stonor Letters and Papers (1314-1382); Richard Broughton's Devereux Papers (1575-1601); The voyages of Captain William Jackson (1642-1645); and The English Conquest of Jamaica (1655-1656). With a fold out genealogical table.

Volume XX contains: A Briefe Collection of the Queenes Majesties Most High and Most Honourable Courtes of Recordes; The Hastings Journal of the Parliament of 1621 and The Minute Book of James Courthope.

The Camden Society, named after the 16th-century antiquary and historian William Camden, was a text publication society founded in London in 1838 to publish early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books. In 1897 it merged with the Royal Historical Society, which continues to publish texts in what are now known as the Camden Series.

 The Camden Third Series, published under the Royal Historical Society imprint, comprised of 94 volumes which appeared between 1900 and 1963.

Volume XI has an Ex Libris label for Sir Sidney Lee.

CONDITION

In cloth bindings. Externally, sound but with wear to extremities, slight loss to head and tail of spine to one volume in particular, rubbing and occasional slight marks. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained to some volumes and with front free endpaper detached to one volume. Bright and generally clean throughout  but with handling marks to text block edge, age toning and chipping to endpapers to one volume and institutional labels and ink stamps to all volumes.

Overall: GOOD


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