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Collection of 184 political broadsides and tracts, in 4 volumes, including: 
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English Civil War., Collection of 184 political broadsides and tracts, in 4 volumes, including: \nThe petition of the retailing vintners of London, and their propositions and demaundes... in Novemb. 1637, [Thomas Walkeley, 1641]; The petition of the citizens of London to both Houses of Parliament, wherein is a demonstration of their grievances, together with their desires for justice to bee executed upon the Earle of Strafford, and other delinquents. [?John Aston, 1641]--The Declaration agreed upon by the Comittee House of Commons... to consider of the safety of the kingdome... Printed by a perfect copy for J.W. and T.B., 1642, this issue not found in Wing—To the Honovrable Hovse of Commons now assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of the knights, gentlemen, ministers, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the county of Dorset. 1641 [i.e. 1642]--Henrietta Maria, Queen. A copie of the Qveens letter from the Hague in Holland to the Kings Maiesty residing at Yorke. Sent from the Hague by one of her Maiesties gentlemen ushers, March 19. 1641--By the Maior. The Order of the House of Commons to the Lord Maior, for the due observing of the Sabbath day. [1641]--The copy of an Act for the abolishing and taking away of all arch-bishops, bishops, chancellours, commissaries, deanes, deacons and chapiters [sic], arch-deacons, and prebendaries, canons, and all other under-officers out of the Church of England. 1643 [i.e. 1644]--together with 177 others; all broadsides and tracts inlaid to size, maroon morocco gilt by Riviere (528 x 418mm.), all edges gilt, short title list in manuscript at the beginning of volume 1, additional short title listing from 1881 loosely inserted, a few occasional tears or some slight soiling, but most broadsides in exceptionally fine condition
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A magnificent collection of Civil War broadsides and tracts, including many extremely rare items

Other broadsides and pamphlets include The ultimum vale, or, last farewell of Thomas Earle of Strafford (9 stanzas of verse), The Earle of Strafford his ellegiack poem (7 stanzas), An elegie on Thomas Earle of Strafford (two columns of verse, with woodcuts), The general remonstrance or declaration of the catholikes of Ireland, The mournfull cryes of many thousand poore tradesmen, who are ready to famish through decay of trade, The confession of faith of the Kirk of Scotland, together with many other Royal Orders, Humble Petitions (of William Prynne, the Apprentices, 15,000 poor labouring men, the Recusants of England, the well-affected people, the sea-men, the people of London, Chester, Kent, York, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Leicester, Hull), Remonstrances, Catalogues of Prisoners, Orders issued by Parliament for the defence of the Kingdom, the mobilisation of forces or the raising of money, epitaphs on Charles I after his execution, a number of broadsides relating to Ireland or Scotland, anti-papist and anti-cavalier polemics, many broadsides in verse, a number with woodcuts, some extremely rare or known by the British Library copy only (short title list available at Sothebys.com and from department on request).

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The petition of the retailing vintners of London, and their propositions and demaundes... in Novemb. 1637, [Thomas Walkeley, 1641]; The petition of the citizens of London to both Houses of Parliament, wherein is a demonstration of their grievances, together with their desires for justice to bee executed upon the Earle of Strafford, and other delinquents. [?John Aston, 1641]--The Declaration agreed upon by the Comittee House of Commons... to consider of the safety of the kingdome... Printed by a perfect copy for J.W. and T.B., 1642, this issue not found in Wing—To the Honovrable Hovse of Commons now assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of the knights, gentlemen, ministers, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the county of Dorset. 1641 [i.e. 1642]--Henrietta Maria, Queen. A copie of the Qveens letter from the Hague in Holland to the Kings Maiesty residing at Yorke. Sent from the Hague by one of her Maiesties gentlemen ushers, March 19. 1641--By the Maior. The Order of the House of Commons to the Lord Maior, for the due observing of the Sabbath day. [1641]--The copy of an Act for the abolishing and taking away of all arch-bishops, bishops, chancellours, commissaries, deanes, deacons and chapiters [sic], arch-deacons, and prebendaries, canons, and all other under-officers out of the Church of England. 1643 [i.e. 1644]--together with 177 others; all broadsides and tracts inlaid to size, maroon morocco gilt by Riviere (528 x 418mm.), all edges gilt, short title list in manuscript at the beginning of volume 1, additional short title listing from 1881 loosely inserted, a few occasional tears or some slight soiling, but most broadsides in exceptionally fine condition

literature

Wing P1832 [British Library copy only], STC 22003, 9167, 9166, Wing P1784, C3090, C2876, E2617, E28aA, not found in Wing, T1477, C2582, E2567A, H3516, C2398, C2399B, C2391B, L1068, C2473, T1628, C2817, V275 [=P1792], C2451a, T1637 [3 copies only], E1793, E2376, T1414, C2464, E1661, E1528A, E2213 [British Library copy only], C2405A, S4552, C2467, C2467, E2306, N1075, T2662A, H1456 [British Library copy only], ESTC R215622 [British Library copy only], C6191 [British Library copy only]; [and 143 others]


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