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    Michael Sparke. Truth Brought To Light: Or, The History Of The First 14 years of King James I. In Four Parts. I. The Happy State of England at His Majesty's entrance...II. The divorce betwixt the Lady Frances Hoeard and Robert Earl of Essex...about the murther of Sir Thomas Overbury...III. A declaration of His Majesty's revenue...IV. The commissions, and warrants for the burning of two hereticks... London: Richard Baldwin, 1692. Krown & Spellman retail: $325. 8vo. A8 [lacking A1engraved t.p.] B8 [lacks -B1, pages 1/2], C-Z8. [14 of 16],3-94,[2],136,[2],83,[3],19 [i.e. 21], [8]p. Modern antique calf, banded, gilt title, edges speckled red, paper darkened, t.p. with dark edge. Lacks port. and engraved title. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    "Sparke's (1588-1653) works show that he had an intense curiosity about the economic, political, religious, social, and scientific concerns of the day." DNB Wing S4818C (also A148A). ESTC r34585. Goldsmiths 2954.



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    January, 2015
    22nd Thursday
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