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Sarcastic Notices of the Long Parliament. A List of the "Members that held places, both civil and military, contrary to the self-denying ordinance of April 3, 1645; With the sums of money and lands which they divided among themselves. Giving many curious particulars about this famous assembly not mentioned by historians or biographers. Reprinted from the Excessively rare original.

By John Camden Hotten

1863

John Camden Hotten : London

8.5" by 6"

v, 49pp, [4]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A scarce facsimile of an even more scarce piece of satire from during the Cromwellian rule.

First thus, the first edition of this facsimile. With an introduction by the publisher, John Camden Hotten. He notes that this work 'flys hits at the members of the Long Parliament who passed the 'Self-denying ordinance'. The title of the work that this is a facsimile of is 'The Mystery of the Good old Cause Briefly Unfolded In a Catalogue of Such Members of the Late Long Parliament, that held places both Civil and Military, contrary to the Self-Denying Ordinance of April , 1645' and was issued in 1660. This work lists 100 names with a satirical commentary of every individual.

CONDITION

In a quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, rubbed to the spine, joints and extremities. Patches of light rubbing to the boards. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Another prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright Prior owner's notes inserted between pages 36 and 37. Prior owner has numbered all entries to this work. Just the odd spot to pages.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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