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1 55609 BY THE SWORD DIVIDED: EYEWITNESSES OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
Adair, J.
Wrens Park, 2001 0905778669 / 9780905778662 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; gift inscription and blemish to endpapers, otherwise good in scuffed and creased dustjacket. Reprint. ; More than fifty eyewitness accounts of the English Civil War; tracing the course of the war and its effects. Illustrated. ; 240 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
2 28099 ADMIRAL ROBERT BLAKE 1599-1657
Anon.
Sedgemoor District Council, N.D. Booklet Very Good 
Booklet, very good in marked card covers. (No published date, circa 1990). ; A brief introduction to the life of Admiral Robert Blake, Oliver Cromwell's Admiral. ; 24 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
 
3 26272 JAMES II
Ashley, M.
J. M. Dent, 1977 0460120212 / 9780460120210 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback, very good in creased card covers; laminate lifting on corners of covers. ; Illustrated. ; 342 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
4 29887 RUPERT OF THE RHINE
Ashley, M.
PBS Book Club, 1976 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in creased and torn dustjacket. ; Biography of the Prince Rupert, nephew of Charles I. Illustrated. ; 199 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 46801 THE GREATNESS OF OLIVER CROMWELL
Ashley, M.
Readers Union, 1959 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good. Reprint. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 382 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
6 29499 THE WORLDS OF JOHN AUBREY
Aubrey, J. (Barber, R. edited. )
Folio Society, 1988 Hardcover Good 
Hardback; scuff to spine otherwise very good in card slipcase. ; A further selection from Aubrey's 'Brief Lives', together with excerpts from his writings on antiquities, science and folklore. ; 297 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
7 32680 BARBARY PIRATE: THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF JOHN WARD THE MOST FAMOUS PRIVATEER OF HIS TIME
Bak, G.
Sutton Publishing, 2006 0750943505 / 9780750943505 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback, fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 225 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
8 33006 TWO ANTIQUARIES: A SELECTION FROM THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN AUBREY AND ANTHONY WOOD
Balme, M.
Durham Academic Press, 2001 1900838117 / 9781900838115 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £14.95.; Illustrated. ; 168 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 24319 A REVOLUTIONARY ROGUE: HENRY MARTEN AND THE ENGLISH REPUBLIC
Barber, S.
Sutton, 2000 0750923040 / 9780750923040 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback, very good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 228 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
10 32991 A REVOLUTIONARY ROGUE: HENRY MARTEN AND THE ENGLISH REPUBLIC
Barber, S.
Sutton, 2000 0750923040 / 9780750923040 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00.; Illustrated. ; 228 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 57483 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD BAXTER
Baxter, R. (Keeble, N. H. edited. )
Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1985 0460118684 / 9780460118682 Paperback Good 
Paperback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in faded and creased card covers. Reprint. ; Reliquia Baxterianae (1696) one of the greatest seventeenth-century spiritual autobiographies. Abridgement by J. M. Lloyd Thomas; first published 1925. With new Introduction. ; 314 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
12 40566 THE CAVALIERS
Bence-Jones, M.
BCA Book Club, 1977 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback, light foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in faded and chipped dustjacket. ; Brief biographies of more than a dozen prominent Royalist men and women of the English Civil Wars; including Prince Rupert; Bishop Juxon; Sir Charles Lucas; George Lord Goring; Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon; and Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. Illustrated. ; 206 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
13 29900 NELL GWYN
Bevan, B.
Robert Hale, 1969 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback, very good in faded and creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 190 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
14 29890 THE YOUNGER JOHN WINTHROP
Black, R. C.
Columbia University Press, 1966 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; light foxing to edge of pages, otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Detailed biography of the politicial, philosopher and founder of three New England towns. ; 459 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 32959 MONTROSE: COVENANTER, ROYALIST AND MAN OF PRINCIPLE
Blackie, R.
Merlin, 1996 086241640x / 9780862416409 Hardcover New 
New hardback copies at a reduced price. ; An illustrated introduction. ; 48 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
16 57383 BOSCOBEL, OR THE HISTORY OF THE MOST MIRACULOUS PRESERVATION OF KING CHARLES II AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER, SEPTEMBER THE THIRD 1651
Blount, T. (Thomas, C. G. edited. )
Tylston and Edwards, 1894 Hardcover Fair 
Hardback without dustjacket; pages yellowed, otherwise good in faded, dented and chipped original brown cloth boards. Limited edition of 500 copies. ; Account of the King's escape after the Battle of Worcester 1651, together with Charles II own account. With an Introduction and bibliography by Charles Thomas. ; 167 pages 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
17 29088 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR JOHN BRAMSTON K.B. OF SCREENS, IN THE HUNDRED OF CHELMSFORD
Bramston, T. W.
AMS Press, 1968 Hardcover Very Good 
Camden Society Old Series 32. Hardback; very good in blue cloth boards. Reprint of 1845 edition. ; 443 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 29906 OLIVER CROMWELL
Brett, S. R.
A & C Black, 1958 Hardcover Good 
Hardback, previous owner's name to title page otherwise very good in chipped dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 96 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
19 46955 THE ROYAL MIRACLE: A COLLECTION OF RARE TRACTS, BROADSIDES, LETTERS, PRINTS & BALLADS CONCERNING THE WANDERINGS OF CHARLES II AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER (SEPTEMBER 3 - OCTOBER 15, 1651)
Broadley, A. M.
Stanley Paul & Co. London, 1912 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; foxing to edge of pages; plates complete, but some detached; boards scuffed and dented. First edition. ; With a preface, historical introduction, appendix, bibliography, and illustrations. ; 332 pages 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
20 41819 WOMEN'S WRITING IN STUART ENGLAND
Brown, S. (edited. )
Sutton, 1999 0750918543 / 9780750918541 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in marked dustjacket. ; The Mothers' Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin and Elizabeth Richardson. Illustrated. ; 260 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
21 53489 OLIVER CROMWELL
Buchan, J.
Hodder & Stoughton, 1946 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; boards dented, corners of pages dented, bookplate to paste-down, otherwise good in torn and creased dustjacket. Reprint. ; Biography examining the truth behind the legend. Maps. ; 554 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 26753 LETTERS OF JOHN JOHNSTON AND ROBERT HOWIE 1593-1641
Cameron, J. K. (edited. )
St Andrews University, 1963 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback, edge of pages untrimmed otherwise very good in torn dustjacket. ; Correspondence between Johnston a Professor of Divinity; and Howie the Principle of Marischal College Aberdeen; written 1593-1641.; 392 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
23 57541 SACHARISSA : SOME ACCOUNT OF DOROTHY SIDNEY, COUNTESS OF SUNDERLAND, HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS 1617-1684
Cartwright, J.
Seeley and Co. Ltd., 1893 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Hardback; endpaper loose, edge of pages discoloured; tatty original boards loose and partially detached, heavily stained and dented. Sold as a reference copy - would beneft from rebinding. Second edition. ; 307 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 26496 CLARENDON'S FOUR PORTRAITS: GEORGE DIGBY, JOHN BERKELEY, HENRY JERMYN, HENRY BENNET
Clarendon. (Ollard, R. Edited.)
Hamish Hamilton, 1989 0241126320 / 9780241126325 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in faded dustjacket. ; From the supplement to the Clarendon State Papers Vol. III (1786) . ; 144 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
25 29092 LISTS OF FOREIGN PROTESTANTS AND ALIENS, RESIDENT IN ENGLAND 1618-1688 FROM RETURNS IN THE STATE PAPER OFFICE
Cooper, W. D. (edited. )
AMS Press, 1968 Hardcover Very Good 
Camden Society Old Series 82. Hardback; very good in blue cloth boards. Reprint of 1862 edition. ; 119 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 29955 ROYAL SURVIVOR: A LIFE OF CHARLES II
Coote, S.
Hodder & Stoughton, 1999 0340696184 / 9780340696187 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback, fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 396 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
27 48117 LOUISE DE KEROUALLE: DUCHESS OF PORTSMOUTH 1649-1734: SOCIETY IN THE COURT OF CHARLES II
Crawford, G. M. (Preface)
Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co., 1888 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to pages otherwise good in discoloured, marked and dented blue cloth boards. Third edition. ; Compiled from State Papers preserved in the archives of the French Foreign Office by H. Forneron. Illustrated. +xxxi. ; 346 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 48094 THE RESTORATION OF CHARLES THE SECOND
Dampier, W. C. (Whetham, E. H. edited. )
The Northgate Press Ltd., 1960 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; good in scuffed and faded boards. ; Account of the days leading up to the Restoration of King Charles II. With a list of principle sources. ; 64 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
29 54857 ONLY IN HEAVEN: THE LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF SIR ARTHUR HESILRIGE 1601-1661
Denton, B.
Sheffield Academic Press, 1997 1850756457 / 9781850756453 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 243 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 55295 OLIVER CROMWELL AND HUNTINGDON
Dickinson, P. G. M.
Cambridgeshire County Council, 1981 090243621x / 9780902436213 Booklet Good 
Booklet; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in card covers. ; Second, revised edition. An introduction to Oliver Cromwell and his connections with Huntingdon during the 17th century. Illustrated. ; 22 pages 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
 
31 29941 MASTER JOHANN DIETZ, SURGEON IN THE ARMY OF THE GREAT ELECTOR AND BARBER TO THE ROYAL COURT
Dietz, J. (Miall, B. translated. )
George Allen & Unwin, 1923 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket, foxing to endpapers; mark to spine, boards rubbed, bowed and stained. ; Memoirs of a surgeon during the Thirty Years War. Illustrated. ; 315 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
32 29921 WILLIAM PENN: QUAKER AND PIONEER
Dobree, B.
Constable & Company Ltd., 1932 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; bookplate to front paste-down, foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in foxed dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 428 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
33 26204 THE CHILDREN OF CHARLES I
Dobson, J.
Heinemann, 1975 0434934585 / 9780434934584 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback, very good copy in lightly creased dustjacket. ; The true story, aimed at younger readers. Illustrated by David Walker. ; 144 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
34 33551 OLIVER CROMWELL: A PLAYSCRIPT
Drinkwater, J.
Sidgwick & Jackson, 1930 Paperback Fair 
Paperback, foxing to pages otherwise good in creased card covers. Seventh impression. ; 80 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
 
35 33556 OLIVER CROMWELL: A PLAYSCRIPT
Drinkwater, J.
Sidgwick & Jackson, 1923 Hardcover Fair 
Hardback without dustjacket (if issued) , light foxing to pages otherwise good in dented and faded boards. Fourth impression. ; 80 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
36 29912 THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERDESS: THE LIFE OF APHRA BEHN 1640-1689
Duffy, M.
Phoenix Press, 2000 1842121669 / 9781842121665 Paperback Good 
New paperback copies but edge of pages yellowed. ; Illustrated. ; 332 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
37 32989 REPORT ON THE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE MOST HONOURABLE THE MARQUESS OF DOWNSHIRE FORMERLY PRESERVED AT EASTHAMPSTEAD PARK, BERKSHIRE: VOLUME V
Dyfnallt Owen, G. (edited. )
HMSO, 1988 0114402175 / 9780114402174 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Historical Manuscripts Commission 75. Papers of William Trumbull the elder September 1614 - August 1616. +xviiipp. ; 662 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
38 57538 PURITANS AND ROUNDHEADS : THE HARLEY'S OF BRAMPTON BRYAN AND THE OUTBREAK OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
Eales, J.
Hardinge Simpole, 2002 0951375717 / 9780951375716 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in lightly creased card covers. ; Detailed study based on the family papers. Aspects of Herefordshire in the Civil War, Lady Brilliana Harley and the siege of Brampton Castle. ; 225 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
39 55123 THE LAST DAYS OF CHARLES I
Edwards, G.
Sutton, 1999 0750920793 / 9780750920797 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Detailed study of the events surrounding the trial and execution of King Charles the First. Illustrated. ; 210 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
40 29087 THE OBITUARY OF RICHARD SMYTH, SECONDARY OF THE POULTRY COMPTER, LONDON
Ellis, H. Sir (edited. )
AMS Press, 1968 Hardcover Very Good 
Camden Society Old Series 44. Hardback; very good in blue cloth boards. Reprint of 1849 edition. ; Being a Catalogue of all Such Persons as he Knew in their Life, Extending from AD 1627 to AD 1674.; 124 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
41 26195 STATESMEN AND POLITICIANS OF THE STUART AGE
Eustace, T. (edited. )
Macmillan, 1985 0333318277 / 9780333318270 Paperback Fair 
Paperback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in scuffed card covers. ; Essays regarding ten leading statesmen and politicians: Cranfield, Buckingham, Laud, Strafford, Pym, Vane the Younger, Clarendon, Danby, Shaftesbury and Sunderland. Illustrated. ; 270 pages 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
42 43999 PORTRAITS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY OFFICERS OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR
Facsimile
Pryor Publications, 1990 0946014086 / 9780946014088 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Twenty portriats of Parliiamentarian officers reproduced from facsimilies of prints first published by Ricraft in 1647. Includes a brief biography of each officer taken from the limited edition published 1873.; 64 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
43 57614 MEMOIRS OF LADY FANSHAWE, WIFE OF SIR RICHARD FANSHAWE, BART. AMBASSADOR FROM CHARLES THE SECOND TO THE COURTS OF PORTUGAL AND MADRID. WRITTEN BY HERSELF
Fanshwe, A.
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830 Hardcover Fair 
Hardback without dustjacket; library lable to paste-down; foxing to pages; boards loose, spine missing - sold as a reference copy. Would benefit from re-binding. ; Lady Anne (Harrison) Fanshawe (1625-1680). With Extracts From the Correspondence of Sir Richard Fanshawe. With Introductiory Memoir. Preface, +viipp+ adverts. ; 332 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
44 34764 THE FETHERSTONS OF PACKWOOD IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
Farr, M. W.
The Dugdale Society, 1968 Booklet Very Good 
Dugdale Society Occasional Papers Number 18. Booklet, very good in card covers. ; 22 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
45 29139 RUPERT OF THE RHINE
Fergusson, B.
Collins, 1952 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Brief Lives series. Hardback; good in stained dustjacket. ; Short biography which follows Prince Rupertís military career. ; 143 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
46 30422 CROMWELL'S ARMY
Firth, C. H.
Methuen, 1962 Paperback Fair 
Paperback, previous owner's name to endpaper, crease to edge of pages otherwise good in stained and creased card covers. ; Important study of the English soldier during the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate. Military organisation, the infantry, cavalry & artillery tactics, clothing, pay, equipment, articles of war, religion, discipline & politics etc. ; 432 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
47 30750 YORKSHIREMEN OF THE RESTORATION
Fletcher, J. S.
George Allen & Unwin, 1921 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket, foxing to edge of pages, pencil notes to margins, ownership inscription to endpaper otherwise good in dented and marked boards. ; Brief biographies of twelve important Civil War figures including Nathan Drake, John Reresby, Henry Slingsby and Sir Thomas Fairfax. ; 253 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
48 41620 SEQUESTRATION PAPERS (17TH CENTURY) : THOMAS PIGOTT, SIR ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN, SIR THOMAS EYTON, JOHN YONGE, AND SIR RICHARD FIRST BARON NEWPORT.
Fletcher, W. G. D. , Bidgeman, R. O. & Phillips, W. (Edited.)
Jacobus Publications, Booklet Good 
Set of five booklets; very good in scuffed and marked card covers. (Published 1994-95). ; Reprinted from The Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society, 1900-1908. The sequestration papers of Thomas Pigott, Sir Orlando Bridgeman, Sir Thomas Eyton, John Yonge, and Sir Richard First Baron Newport. 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
49 28181 ROYAL STUART PAPERS XX: MAJOR-GENERAL SIR JOHN DIGBY ' PEERLEESE CHAMPION AND MIRROUR OF PERFECT CHIVALRIE'
Foster, M.
The Royal Stuart Society, 1982 Booklet Good 
Booklet; dent to corner of pages otherwise good in creased and marked card covers. ; 38 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
50 30744 WILLIAM HARVEY: ENGLISHMAN 1578-1657
Franklin, K. J.
MacGibbon & Kee, 1961 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback, very good in torn, creased and price-clipped dustjacket. ; His life and discoveries. Illustrated. ; 151 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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