RUSHWORTH, John (?1612-90). Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters of Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments. London: Thomas Newcomb for George Thomason, 1659-1701. 4 parts in 7 volumes, 2° (318 x 190mm). Double-page engraved map, 2 portraits (only), folding plan (occasional light spotting). Contemporary panelled speckled calf with gilt armorials stamped on covers, spines gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces (joints splitting or tender, rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Libertas" -- N. Wright (old signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Brunet IV, 1465; Wing R2316A, R2318, R2319. (7)
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