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Ashley, Maurice RUPERT OF THE RHINE. London: Hart Davis, MacGibbon (1976). 8vo viii+199 pp. Illus from portraits and engravings; 4 maps. Beige boards. About fine in like d/w sunned at spine tip. $ 25.00

Ashley, Maurice THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION OF 1688. London: Hodder & Stoughton (1966) 8vo 224 pp. Map eps. Green boards. Ink name on ffep, top board very slightly bowed, else a very good copy in like d/w with chip to front panel.. $20.00

Bayne, Peter ENGLISH PURITANISM: ITS CHARACTER AND HISTORY. An Introduction to Documents Relating to the Settlement of the Church of England by the Act of Uniformity of 1662. With an Historical Introduction. London: W. Kent and Co., 1862. 8vo. vi + 516 pp. Black cloth with spine faded to brown. Edges worn, a good copy only. $50.00

Bone, Quentin HENRIETTA MARIA. Queen of the Cavaliers. Urbana: Univ of Illinois (1972). 8vo x+287 pp. Illus from van Dyke dual portrait of Charles & Henrietta Maria. Grey cloth. Ink name on half-title; bottom corner abraded at tip and a few pages mistrimmed at upper corner, else near fine in faded dustwrapper worn at bottom corner. $20.00

Buchan, John OLIVER CROMWELL London: Hodder & Stoughton (1934). 3rd printing. Roy 8vo 554 pp. Portrait frontis. Coloured maps of battlefields. Green cloth, top edge gilt. Very faint foxing to foredge, rubbed at extremities. A very good sound copy. $ 30.00

Carlton, Charles GOING TO THE WARS. The Experience of the British Civil Wars, 1638-1651. London: Routledge (1992) 8vo xii+428 pp. Illus from portraits, paintings, engravings and etchings; battle plans. Black boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. With a foreword by John Keegan. $35.00

Cherry, George L. THE CONVENTION PARLIAMENT 1689: A Biographical Study of Its Members. N.Y.: Bookman Associates (1966) 8vo 218 pp. Brown cloth. Ink name on ffep, else fine in like d/w. $20.00

Drinkwater, John JOHN HAMPDEN'S ENGLAND. London: Thornton Butterworth, 1933. 8vo 320 pp. Illus from portraits, paintings and photos. Green cloth, spine lettering gilt. Light wear to corners and spine tips. A very good copy in dustwrapper which is chiped along edges. $20.00

Fraser, Antonia KING CHARLES II. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1979). 8vo. xv + 524 pp. Illus. from portraits & etchings; map ep's. Green cloth. Fine in very good d/w with green spine faded to blue and light wear to edges. $25.00

Goldsworthy, Cephas. THE SATYR. An Account of the Life and Work, Death and Salvation of John Wilmont, Second Earl of Rochester. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001. 8vo. vii+295 pp. Brown boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Hamilton, Count Anthony MEMOIRS OF THE COUNT DE GRAMMONT: Containing the History of the English Court Under Charles II. Translated, with Notes, by Horace Walpole. With additional notes by Sir Walter Scott and Mrs. Jameson. London: George Allen & Unwin (1926). Reprint. 8vo 408 pp. Illus from line drawings in text. Blue cloth. Prelims and rear pp browned; edges lightly foxed; small nick to foot of spine, else a good sound copy. $27.50

Horwitz, Henry REVOLUTION POLITICKS. The Career of Daniel Finch, Second Earl of Nottingham, 1647-1730. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1968. 8vo. xii+306 pp. Portrait frontis. Red cloth. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $35.00

Howell, James CERTAIN LETTERS OF JAMES HOWELL. Selected from "The Familiar Letters" as First Published Between 1645-1655. N.Y.: William Edwin Rudge, 1928 8vo [xii]+85 pp. Frontis portrait and illus from contemporary engravings. Half cloth and grey papers boards, top edge gilt. Light browning to endpapers from binding glue, else about fine in battered slipcase. One of 800 copies for sale (of a total edition of 1000). Production of this book was a project of a course in Graphic Processes at the Fine Arts Dept of NYU taught by Frederic Goudy; printed in Garamond on Hadrian White Antique. Binding was directed by Edith Diehl. $35.00

Jones, George Hilton CHARLES MIDDLETON: The Life and Times of a Restoration Politician. Chicago: Univ Press (1967) 8vo 332 pp. Map. Blue cloth. Ink name on ffep, else fine in about fine d/w $25.00

Kenyon, John and Jane Ohlmeyer, editors. THE CIVIL WARS. A Military History of England, Scotland, and Ireland. 1638-1660. Oxford: Oxford University Pr., 1998. 8vo. xxiv+391 pp. Illus from maps, photos and artwork. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

Levin, Jennifer THE CHARTER CONTROVERSY IN THE CITY OF LONDON, 1660-1688, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES. London: Athlone Press, Univ of London, 1969. 8vo 119 pp. Black cloth. Ink name on ffep else about fine in very good d/w. $25.00

Mathew, David THE AGE OF CHARLES I. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode (1951) 8vo xvii+340 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits. Burgundy cloth. Very good in d/w. with wear to extremities. $ 25.00

Nicholls, Mark INVESTIGATING GUNPOWDER PLOT Manchester: Univ. Press (1991) 8vo viii+254 pp. Brown boards. Fine in like d/w. $ 25.00

Ollard, Richard CLARENDON AND HIS FRIENDS. N.Y.: Atheneum, 1988. 8vo. xv + 367 pp. Illus. from contemporary portraits and drawings. Red cloth spine and boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Pepys. Latham, Robert and William Matthews, editors. TH DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS. 11 Volumes. A New and Complete Transcription. London: Bell, 1970-1983. Reprint. 8vo. 11 Vols. Complete. Diaries for the years 1660-1669 plus Companion and Index vols. Illus from portraits. Green cloth; lettering and decoration gilt. A little used, still a nice clean set, very good or better in like dustwappers. $275.00

Reresby, Sir John MEMOIRS & TRAVELS OF SIR JOHN RERESBY, BART. London: Kegan Paul, 1904. 8vo. xix + 396 + 4 plates. Gilt stamped red cloth and spine. Top edge gilt. Some spotting to top board and spine faded, else a very good tight copy. "The Dryden House Memoirs" Series $35.00

Rice, Hugh A. L. THOMAS KEN. Bishop and Non-juror. London: SPCK, 1958. 8vo viii+230 pp. Illus from portrait frontis from engravings and photos of relevants cathedrals and great houses. Black cloth. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $22.50

Steeholm, Clara and Hardy JAMES I OF ENGLAND. The Wisest Fool in Christendom. NY: Covici Friede (1938) 8vo 502 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits, map eps. Blue cloth. About fine copy. $ 20.00

Taylor, G. R. Stirling CROMWELL Boston: Little, Brown, 1928 8vo vii+333 pp. Illus from portraits and photos. Green cloth. Ink name on ffep. A bit of wear but very good bright copy. $ 25.00

Trevelyan, George Macaulay ENGLAND UNDER THE STUARTS London: Methuen (1947), 19th edition, revised. 8vo xiii+466 pp. Illus with 4 maps. Red cloth, gilt stamped spine. Ink signature on ffep, minor shelf wear but a very good copy. Volume 5 of A HISTORY OF ENGLAND ed by Sir Charles Oman. $ 20.00

Wedgwood, C. V. THE KING'S PEACE, 1637-41. N.Y. Macmillan, 1956. 8vo 510 pp. Illus from engravings and paintings. Cream cloth. Name stamp on front pastedown & ffep, else about fine in very good d/w worn at edges. $ 30.00

Wedgwood, C. V. THE TRIAL OF CHARLES I. London: Collins (1964) 2nd printing. 8vo 253 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits, engravings and printed matter, map. Green cloth, pictorial endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities. A very good copy. $ 20.00

Wilson, John Harold. NELL GWYNN. The Royal Mistress. N.Y.: Pellegrini, (1952). 8vo. 309 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Black cloth. A good sound copy. $ 17.50