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CHARLES I, King of England -- Tragicum theatrum actorum, & casuum tragicorum Londini publice celebratorum. Amsterdam: Jodocus Jansonius, 1649. 8°, folding engraved plate and 8 portraits (some offsetting and light spotting). Polished calf gilt by Simier, gilt edges. Provenance: HORACE WALPOLE, Earl of Orford and noted book collector (small round bookplate) -- The Yemeniz copy (bookplate) -- Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). FIRST EDITION of this detailed account of the execution of Charles I; with another work.

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CHARLES I, King of England -- Tragicum theatrum actorum, & casuum tragicorum Londini publice celebratorum. Amsterdam: Jodocus Jansonius, 1649. 8°, folding engraved plate and 8 portraits (some offsetting and light spotting). Polished calf gilt by Simier, gilt edges. Provenance: HORACE WALPOLE, Earl of Orford and noted book collector (small round bookplate) -- The Yemeniz copy (bookplate) -- Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). FIRST EDITION of this detailed account of the execution of Charles I; with another work.
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