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Bishop Burnet's

History of His Own Time

From the Restoration of Charles II. to the

Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne

Bishop Burnet

c1840 - London - William Smith

10" by 7"; (xvi) 949pp.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

A copy of Bishop Burnet's history.

A new edition, with historical and biographical notes.

With an engraved portrait frontispiece by John Riley and G.B. Shaw, and a number of engraved vignette illustrations.

Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 17 March 1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. He was associated with the Whig party.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with five raised bands to the spine and gilt title detailing; with mottled paper boards. Externally, sound with some rubbing, and a little to the extremities; with some marks. There is a little loss to the endpaper covering the front hinge, but the hinge is firm. Internally, firmly bound with bright, clean pages; only scattered spotting, light foxing and discolouration to the endpapers, and offsetting to the title page and following page from the frontispiece. There is an armourial paper bookplate adhered to the front pastedown, of James King, Esq. Overall:  GOOD.


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