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Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town, Representative of the County of Nottingham in the Long Parliament, and of the Town of Nottingham in the First Parliament of Charles II, Ect. With Original Anecdotes of Many of the Most Distinguished of His Contemporaries and a Summary Review of Public Affairs

By Lucy Hutchinson

1806

Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme : London

10.5" by 8.5"

xiv, 446pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

An illustrated copy of the memoir of the Roundhead John Hutchinson, written by his wife Lucy. With a folding plate of a family tree to the rear.

This work is a memoir of the Roundhead John Hutchinson. Hutchinson was an English politician, one of the Puritan leaders and fought in the parliamentary army during the English Civil War. He was the thirteenth of the fifty-nine Commissioners to sign the death-warrant of King Charles I. With a frontispiece, four plates, and one folding plate showing a family tree. Written by his wife, Lucy Hutchinson. She was an English poet and translator, who was the first person to translate the complete text of 'De Rerum Natura' by Lucretius. Collated from Copac from copies held at Oxford University, complete.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Light rubbing to the paper to the boards. Bookplate to the rear pastedown, 'R.H.&M Clarke Bridwell'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spots to the first and last few pages.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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