London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
JAMES I -- SPARKE, Michael. The Narrative History of King James, for the first fourteen years ... I. The state of England at his Majesties entrance ... II. The proceedings touching the divorce betwixt the Lady F. Howard, and Robert, Earl of Essex ... Also the arraignment of Sir J. Elvis ... touching the murthering ... of Sir T. Overbury ... III. A declaration of his Majesties revenue ... IV. The Commissions ... for the burning of two hereticks, London: Michael Sparke, 1651. 4 parts in one volume, 4°, additional engraved title, portrait of Sir Thomas Overbury and folding portrait of Earl of Somerset and his wife (a few short tears to engraved title repaired on verso, portrait of Sir Thomas Overbury cut down and laid down, margins of folding plate creased and torn, a few repairs to verso, a few stains, mainly marginal light soiling and spotting), 19th-century half roan, gilt lettering (front cover slightly affected by damp, joints rubbed); red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey. Wing S4818.
With 5 works on King James I in 8 volumes, including John Nichols' The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities, of King James The First, (London, 1828, 4 vols.). (9)
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