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A General Collection of Treatys Declarations

Of War, Manifestos and Other Publick Papers Relating to Peace and War

By Various

1732 - London - J J and P Knapton et al.

8" by 5"; xxii,  [1], 27pp, [5], 448pp; 560pp, 23pp; xxxiii, [1], [5], 492pp; [6], 456pp, *457-*488pp, 457-8pp, [14]


 

DETAILS

A selection of English treaties from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

In four volumes, as called for.

Volume II appears to be lacking preface and contents, has been bound without. This means it is lacking pages i-XXII and two unpaginated leaves according to collation from ESTC.  

With extra two gatherings (Gg and Hh) bound between original pages 456 and 457 as called for to volume IV.

With treaties such as 'The Treaty of Munster 1648', 'the Peace Between England France and England and Holland in 1667', 'Treaty of Nimeguen 1678'', 'The First Grand Alliance 1689', 'Treaty for our Netherland Trade between Henry VII and the Duke of Burgundy'and 'Treaty between Queen Elizabeth and the French King Relating to Calais'. 

The second edition of this fascinating and scarce work. 

CONDITION

In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, generally smart. Patches of light rubbing to the spines and to the joints. Small losses at the head and tail of spines to most volumes. Small crack to head of front joint to vol I with the hinge slightly strained but firm. Crack to the entirety of front joint to volume II and to the head and tail of rear joint. Front hinge to volume II is tender with cords showing, the rear hinge is the same. Small loss to the rear board of volume II. Crack to the front joint of volume III and to the head of rear joint to volume III. Hinges are tender to volume III. Small cracks to the head and tail of joint to volume IV. Hinges to volume IV are tender. Title page to volume IV is closely cropped with final publisher and the date lacking half, does not affect any other pages. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound.  Small amount of worming to the rear pastedown and final 377 onwards to volume I. Very minor, does not affect any of the text. Worming throughout volume II at the head and tail of pages, worse to the first and last few pages, only affecting a few letters to words of pages 2-6. Pages are slightly age toned in places. Scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD. 


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