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    Claredon's English Civil Wars

    Edward, Earl of Clarendon. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641. Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1702-1704. First edition. One work in three quarto volumes. [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1]; [14], 581, [1]; [22], 603, [1], [21, index], [1] pages. All three half-titles present. With three engraved frontispiece portraits, engraved printer's device on title pages, large engraved head- and tail-piece vignettes, and historiated large initials. Bookplate of John Moore on each front pastedown.

    Bound in full calf with gilt rules and gilt-lined turn-ins. Rebacked using old spines, gilt lettered title labels and additional gilt stamped designs on spines. Marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed, scuffed and chipped, having edge wear and corner bumps. Front joint of third volume cracked near foot, rear hinge cracked. First frontispiece and title page reinserted. Second title page reinserted. Few minor edge tears and small paper repairs. Occasional smudging, soiling, and foxing. Overall, a very good set.

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